Andrew Johnson National Historic Site, Greeneville

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Andrew Johnson National Historic Site is a National Historic Site in Greeneville, Tennessee, maintained by the National Park Service. It was established to honor Andrew Johnson, the 17th president of the United States, who became president after Abraham Lincoln was assassinated. The site includes two of Johnson's homes, his tailor shop, and his grave site within the Andrew Johnson National Cemetery.

The cemetery also includes the interments of Johnson's wife, Eliza McCardle Johnson, and son Colonel Robert Johnson. David T. Patterson, a United States Senator from Tennessee, and his son Andrew J. Patterson, who was instrumental in securing historic designation for the Greeneville properties associated with Andrew Johnson, were among others buried in the cemetery. The site was authorized by Congress as a U.S. National Monument in 1935, established on April 27, 1942, and redesignated a National Historic Site on December 11, 1963.
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  • My husband and I visited here on our way from Memphis to DC. It is 15 minutes off of the I-40. The two rangers we met were fantastic--Ranger Jeremy and Ranger Susan. They knew so much about President....  more
    My husband and I visited here on our way from Memphis to DC. It is 15 minutes off of the I-40. The two rangers we met were fantastic--Ranger Jeremy and Ranger Susan. They knew so much about President....  more »
  • We are big fans of presidential sites that increase our knowledge of these leaders and the times in which they lived and this visit was a good one. Rangers at Visitors Center and at home were both... 
    We are big fans of presidential sites that increase our knowledge of these leaders and the times in which they lived and this visit was a good one. Rangers at Visitors Center and at home were both...  more »
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  • Love history.
  • Strange to say it, but we had already visited Abraham Lincoln's grave earlier in the week and while it was impressive, this stop was better. The friendly ranger and his stories and passion made this stop well worth it.

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