Tag Archives: President Andrew Jackson

Rachel Jackson’s Inaugural Gown

  The Smithsonian Institution maintains a priceless collection of First Ladies’ inaugural gowns – at least those of the past hundred years. But if they had collected and maintained every First Lady’s inaugural gowns, the most valuable could arguably be … Continue reading

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The Jackson Inaugural Brawl

    Andrew Jackson was a 62-year old widower when he was inaugurated in 1829. Jackson’s Road to the White House: The road to the White House was a long one for Andrew Jackson.  His laborer father was killed in an … Continue reading

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