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Andrew Jackson
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Andrew Jackson

Crawford Cabin

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Description: A controversy exists about the exact place where Andrew Jackson was born. However, it is known that the location is near the border of North and South Carolina. There is a marker in Andrew Jackson State Park in the Waxhaws area where the State of South Carolina believes Jackson was born on the home of his uncle James Crawford. The birthplace is known as the Crawford Cabin and a reproduction stands in the park. The other potential birthplace is McKamie Farmhouse in Waxhaw, Union County, North Carolina.

Address: 14 miles south of Rock Hill on South Carolina State Route 5. The Park is located on Route 1. Address: 196 Andrew Jackson Park Road; Lancaster, SC 29720

Credit: "Presidential Sites: A Directory of Places Associated with Presidents of the United States" by William G. Clotworthy

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