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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 Don Morfe, November 25, 2001
1. Andrew Johnson National Historic Site Marker
Inscription. Welcome to the Andrew Johnson National Historic Site. This site commemorates the life and work of the seventeenth president of the United States, Andrew Johnson. Born in poverty, Johnson rose from Greeneville tailor to the nationís highest office. His political philosophy was based upon a strict interpretation of the Constitution, a belief in statesí rights, and unshakable commitment to serve the workingman, and a conservative attitude toward government spending. Johnsonís presidency, including the impeachment and acquittal, occurred during the chaotic aftermath of the Civil War.

Four separate locations make up the Andrew Johnson National Historic Site. These include an Early Home, the Visitor Center, the Andrew Johnson Homestead, and the Andrew Johnson National Cemetery. Map locations: 1 Early Home. 2 Visitor Center. 3 Andrew Johnson Homestead. 4 Andrew Johnson National Cemetery.
 
Erected by National Park Service US Department of Interior.
 
Location. 36° 9.666′ N, 82° 49.921′ W. Marker is in Greeneville, Tennessee, in Greene County. Marker is on South Main Street. Click for map. The marker is located near the Andrew Johnson Homestead. Marker is in this post office area: Greeneville TN 37743, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.

Andrew Johnson National Historic Site image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 25, 2001
2. Andrew Johnson National Historic Site
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Home of the 17th President (a few steps from this marker); Andrew Johnson Homestead (a few steps from this marker); Home of Andrew Johnson (a few steps from this marker); Preserving the Presidentís Legacy (within shouting distance of this marker); The Homestead Grounds (within shouting distance of this marker); Valentine Sevier Home (within shouting distance of this marker); McKee Street "Flagship of Greeneville Mayoralty" (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Classic American La France (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Greeneville.
 
Categories. Politics
 
Andrew Johnson National Historic Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 25, 2001
3. Andrew Johnson National Historic Site Marker
Andrew Johnson National Historic Site Visitor Center image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 25, 2001
4. Andrew Johnson National Historic Site Visitor Center
 
 
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