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Andrew Jackson State Park
196 Andrew Jackson Park Road
Lancaster, SC 29720

We invite you and your students to visit the boyhood home of Andrew Jackson, the seventh President of the United States. Within the park you will find a museum with a small gift shop, two nature trails, a replica 18th century schoolhouse, a lake, a campground, an amphitheater, a Meeting House, and two picnic shelters. The museum contains exhibits that reveal life in South Carolina’s backcountry during the late 18th century and the story of how growing up in this settlement produced our Seventh President. On the museum grounds, view a bronze sculpture of Andrew Jackson as a teenager by Anna Hyatt Huntington and the Daughters of the American Revolution marker recognizing his birthplace.

We encourage you to experience the park by participating in one of the following Discover Carolina programs. Pre-site, on-site and post-site lesson plans have been developed to ensure a quality educational experience for you and your students.

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Park Interpreter Led Programs:
A Day in the Life of Andrew Jackson
Students will engage in a hands-on museum experience which will enable them to see how their lives compare with those of the early settlers of the Carolina Backcountry during the late 1700s. By examining Jackson’s experiences during the Revolutionary War, students will contemplate how the American Revolution shaped our state and nation.

Grade Level: 3
Length of time: 1 hour
Standards: 3-1, 3-1.2, 3-1.4, 3-2, 3-2.5, 3-3, 3-3.2 and 3-3.3
Minimum # of students: 15
Maximum # of students: 30
Setting: Museum

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