Feb 27 2021
Black History Month Memorial Service

Black History Month Memorial Service

Presented by Andrew Jackson's Hermitage at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

Join Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage for their annual commemoration of those once enslaved at The Hermitage and throughout the country. Held at The Hermitage Church (located at Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage), the service will feature music and special remarks, followed by a procession to the slavery memorial “Follow the Drinking Gourd,” located behind the church. There, 150 flowers will be laid by attendees, marked with the names of all those known to have been enslaved at The Hermitage.

Ceremony Program

Welcome
Carol Yochem
Regent, Andrew Jackson Foundation  

Special Remarks
Dr. Willie Bryson
Corona Baptist Church – Mt. Juliet

Musical Interlude
Vinny Bonina

Remarks on Memorial
Howard J. Kittell
President & CEO, Andrew Jackson Foundation

Musical Interlude
Vinny Bonina

Ceremonial Flower Laying
Dr. Willie Bryson

Source: Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage

Admission Info

Free admission.
Limited seating due to COVID-19 restrictions.
RSVPs not required but appreciated. Please email marketing@thehermitage.com.

Phone: (615) 889-2941

Email: info@thehermitage.com

Dates & Times

2021/02/27 - 2021/02/27

Location Info

Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

4580 Rachel's Lane, Hermitage, TN 37076

Parking Info

FREE Parking

Accessibility Info