The memorial service that concludes The Hermitage’s Black History Month celebration is a time-honored tradition at The Hermitage. Join others as they celebrate the lives of all those who were forced to endure slavery, both at The Hermitage and throughout the country.
Following music and special remarks in The Hermitage Chapel, participants will be invited to lay 150 flowers upon the memorial outside, with each flower representing a member of The Hermitage’s enslaved community. The program is free to the public but does not include admission to The Hermitage.
Since The Hermitage opened as a museum in 1889 nearly 15 million people have crossed its threshold. At the Andrew Jackson Visitor Center, you purchase your tickets and can watch a…