Raleigh in Wake County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Birthplace of Andrew Johnson
Andrew Johnson, 17th President of the United States, was born in this house on December 29, 1808. At that time the house stood on Fayetteville Street.
In July 1904, it was purchased by the Colonial Dames and later presented to the City of Raleigh.
Location. 35° 47.58′ N, 78° 37.977′ W. Marker is in Raleigh, North Carolina, in Wake County. Marker is at the intersection of Cedar Street and Wake Forrest Road, on the left when traveling west on Cedar Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Raleigh NC 27601, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Andrew Johnson (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Breastworks (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Leonidas L. Polk (approx. 0.4 miles away); Peace College (approx. 0.4 miles away); Josiah W. Bailey (approx. half a mile away); Jane McKimmon (approx. half a mile away); John L. Taylor (approx. 0.6 miles away); Oakwood Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Raleigh.
Also see . . . Biography of Andrew Johnson. The White House website. (Submitted on February 8, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
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