Rachel & Andrew Jackson Suite (1767 - 1845)
We call the Rachel & Andrew Jackson Suite our Bridal Suite because it was designed for guests to feel their most pampered. This lavishly decorated deluxe California King suite features all new bedding, a private bath with shower/tub and double sinks, separate lounge area with love seat and chair, microwave, mini fridge, antique writing desk, 2 flat screen televisions with cable/satellite, complimentary WiFi, large hanging closet, and more. Andrew Jackson was born near the border between North and South Carolina to an immigrant family of Scots-Irish farmers. Jackson has been referred to as the Cavalier of Tennessee, the hero of New Orleans, and a President of the people. Jackson was an American military hero who captured Pensacola twice when it was the capitol of Spanish West Florida. The first time was in 1814 as part of a military campaign in the War of 1812. The second time was in 1818 during the Seminole Wars. Jackson then went on to establish an American provisional government in the city. Jackson returned to Pensacola in 1821 and, while serving as Governor, oversaw the transfer of Florida to the United States. On July 17, 1821, with his wife Rachel, Jackson and the Spanish government exchanged flags in Plaza Ferdinand, the park at intersection of Palafox and Zarragosa Streets, located across from the T.T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum. Jackson was elected in 1828 and served as the seventh President of the United States for two terms spanning 1829 to 1837.