Listen and Remember: A Historical Play About the Formation of Waxhaw’s Colonial Settlement

From 1965 to 2006, the town of Waxhaw, NC, was home to a beloved outdoor play called Listen and Remember. The play told the story of the formation of the Waxhaws Colonial Settlement by Scots-Irish immigrants, a pivotal moment in the history of the area, and the birthplace of future U.S. President Andrew Jackson. READ MORE

The Strange Tale of Andrew Jackson Sr.’s Final Journey

Andrew Jackson Sr., the father of future U.S. President Andrew Jackson, passed away in February 1767, at his home in what is now Mineral Springs, NC. As a husband and father of two sons with another child on the way, his death was a tragic event for his family and the Waxhaws community where he lived, but the story of his final journey to the Waxhaws Presbyterian church is one of strange and unexpected events. READ MORE

Andrew Jackson, a Majority of One

Judy Simpson Cook, writer, producer, director, and actress, shared her gifts with the Museum of the Waxhaws by writing, directing and producing, Andrew Jackson, a Majority of One on March 26, 2023. Bob Hook, local area actor, performed this one-person play taking place on the last evening of Andrew Jackson’s second term as President. READ MORE