US 1959 The Hermitage, Nashville, Tennessee 4c. Scott. 1037

US 1959 The Hermitage, Nashville, Tennessee 4c. Scott. 1037

Series: Liberty Issue

Stamp details: The Hermitage (1835), Nashville, Tennessee

Issued date: 16-03-1959 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 4c.

Emission: Definitive
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 1037
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 1035
Michel (Germany): 658A
Yvert et Tellier (France): 664

Dimensions (height x width):
22mm x 26mm

Printer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Print Method: Rotary press

Stamp Colors: Blue green
Perforation: Perf 10 x 11

Themes: Historical place, Monument, Building

Description:- The Hermitage is the plantation home of Andrew Jackson, the seventh President of the United States. Its located about twelve miles east of Nashville, Tennessee, and sits on an estate of over 1,100 acres that includes the tomb of Jackson and his wife, Rachel. Other than his years at the White House, Jackson called the Hermitage home from 1804 until his death in 1845. The plantation served as a place of rest for Old Hickory, where he enjoyed a steady flow of family and friends. But it was also a place of captivity and suffering for hundreds of slaves.

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