Cleveland, Tenn. (Tuesday, March 31, 2014) – Historian, Mark Cheathem, will be at the Museum Center at 5ive Points on Thursday, April 3 at 6:00 p.m. to discuss his new book, Andrew Jackson, Southerner. This event is free for Museum members and regular admission applies for non-members.
Andrew Jackson may be best known as the man from Tennessee who became the seventh President of the United States. Cheathem’s book allows readers to dig deeper into the man Jackson identified himself to be – a Southern gentleman – and how that personally held identity influenced every decision in his life including his Indian policies and involvement with the Trail of Tears.
Andrew Jackson, Southerner will be available to purchase in the Museum Store. Cheathem will sign books following the lecture.
Cheathem is an associate professor of history at Cumberland University in Lebanon, TN and is the author of Old Hickory’s Nephew: The Political and Private Struggles of Andrew Jackson Donelson (2007).
The Museum Center at 5ive Points tells the story of the Ocoee region through compelling exhibitions and dynamic educational programming that promotes history, culture, and preservation. The Museum Store features arts, crafts, and books from select artists, craftsman, and authors from within a 200-mile radius. Hours are Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Saturday 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The museum is closed Sunday, Monday, and on select holidays. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and students, and free for children under 5. Members of the Museum receive free admission. Group rates are available and the Museum’s facilities can be rented year-round for weddings and special events.
For further information call 423-339-5745, or visit www.museumcenter.org.