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Greeneville in Greene County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Andrew Johnson National Historic Site

 
 
Andrew Johnson National Historic Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2012
1. Andrew Johnson National Historic Site Marker
Inscription.
Three miles west is the central unit of the Andrew Johnson National Historic Site which includes the 17th presidentís small tailor shop, the home in which he lived from 1838 to 1851, a museum, and administrative offices. Other units are the homestead where Johnson lived from 1851 until his death in 1875 and the cemetery where he is buried. Johnson served his city, his state, and his country as alderman, mayor, governor, congressman, senator, vice-president, and president.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1C 50.)
 
Location. 36° 10.691′ N, 82° 47.131′ W. Marker is in Greeneville, Tennessee, in Greene County. Marker is on Andrew Johnson Highway (U.S. 321), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is located in front of the Andrew Johnson Inn. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2145 East Andrew Johnson Highway, Greeneville TN 37743, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Samuel Doak House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Tusculum College (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named Tusculum College (approx. 1.4 miles away); John Gloucester
Andrew Johnson National Historic Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2012
2. Andrew Johnson National Historic Site Marker
(approx. 1.4 miles away); Harmony House (approx. 2.5 miles away); Old Harmony Graveyard (approx. 2.6 miles away); Capitol of State of Franklin (approx. 2.6 miles away); Benjamin Lundy (approx. 2.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Greeneville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Andrew Johnson National Historic Site. National Park Service website. (Submitted on August 7, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Biography of Andrew Johnson. The White House website. (Submitted on August 7, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Government
 
Marker on Andrew Johnson Highway image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2012
3. Marker on Andrew Johnson Highway
Early Home of Andrew Johnson image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2012
4. Early Home of Andrew Johnson
Andrew Johnson Homestead image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2012
5. Andrew Johnson Homestead
Andrew Johnson spent the final 24 years of his life in this house. He died here on July 31, 1875.
Andrew Johnson's Tailor Shop image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2012
6. Andrew Johnson's Tailor Shop
The one room tailor shop where Andrew Johnson once worked is located inside the National Historic Site Visitor Center.
Grave of Andrew Johnson image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2012
7. Grave of Andrew Johnson
Andrew Johnson and his wife Eliza are buried in the Andrew Johnson National Cemetery, located about ½ mile south of his homestead. The marble marker contains an image of the Constitution, a copy of which was buried with Johnson.
Andrew Johnson - 17th President of the US image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2012
8. Andrew Johnson - 17th President of the US
This statue of Andrew Johnson is located across the street from the National Historic Site visitor center.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 342 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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