- Associated Press - Friday, March 7, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Bob Corker will be the keynote speaker at a celebration of President Andrew Jackson’s 247th birthday.

The commemoration takes place at Jackson’s home, The Hermitage, on March 15.

The museum is offering half-off admission for the special event. It will include educational activities for visitors of all ages, as well as birthday cake and a wreath-laying ceremony at Jackson’s tomb.

More information is available at http://www.thehermitage.com .