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Near Elizabethton in Carter County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Andrew Johnson

 
 
Andrew Johnson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 10, 2020
1. Andrew Johnson Marker
Inscription.  About 1 mile S.W., at the home of a daughter, Mary Johnson Stover, Andrew Johnson died in 1875. He had been a senator from Tennessee; governor of Tennessee; military governor under Federal occupation; vice-president of the United States and 17th President, succeeding Abraham Lincoln.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1A 20.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #17 Andrew Johnson, and the Tennessee Historical Commission series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1875.
 
Location. 36° 22.109′ N, 82° 10.137′ W. Marker is near Elizabethton, Tennessee, in Carter County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 91 and Broad Street, on the right when traveling east on State Highway 91. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 531 Highway 91, Elizabethton TN 37643, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carter Family Memorial (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Mansion (approx. 2.2 miles away); Carter County's Train History
Andrew Johnson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 10, 2020
2. Andrew Johnson Marker
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(approx. 2½ miles away); Samuel Powhatan Carter (approx. 2.6 miles away); Watauga Old Fields (approx. 2.7 miles away); Samuel P. Carter (approx. 2.7 miles away); Carter County Veterans Monument (approx. 2.7 miles away); Duffield Academy (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elizabethton.
 
Andrew Johnson image. Click for full size.
Courtesy Library of Congress
3. Andrew Johnson
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 14, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 113 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 14, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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May. 21, 2022