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The Hermitage, Alfred's Cabin, 4580 Rachel's Lane, Hermitage, Davidson County, TN



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Location
4580 Rachel's Lane, Hermitage, TN

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS TN-52-C
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N379).
Building/structure dates: 1843 initial construction
National Register Number: 66000722
Significance: Alfred's Cabin is an important part of General Andrew Jackson's plantation, The Hermitage, because it is the only remaining dwelling on the property that can be directly linked to its slaves.Recent dendrochronology studies by Dr. Henri Griss Ino-Mayer, University of Tennessee at Knoxville, show the cabin to be built of eastern red cedar logs in 1843.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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