Greeneville in Greene County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
The Home of the 17th President
Andrew Johnson Patterson, son of Martha Johnson Patterson and grandson of President Andrew Johnson, was born and died in this house. To him and his loyal and devoted wife, Martha Barkley Patterson, the nation is indebted for their untiring efforts in preserving the last home of Andrew Johnson.
As joint heirs of Martha Johnson Patterson’s estate, Andrew Johnson Patterson and wife contributed to the perpetuation of the name and career of Andrew Johnson. The intimate knowledge which they possessed of the furnishings and personalty of the 17th President assisted greatly in presenting an accurately restored Andrew Johnson home.
Location. 36° 9.67′ N, 82° 49.913′ W. Marker is in Greeneville, Tennessee, in Greene County. Marker is on S Main Street (U.S. 321), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greeneville TN 37745, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Home of Andrew Johnson (a few steps from this marker); Andrew Johnson National Historic Site (a few steps from this marker); The Homestead Grounds (a few steps from Preserving the President’s Legacy (within shouting distance of this marker); Andrew Johnson Homestead (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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greeneville.
Also see . . .
1. Andrew Johnson National Historic Site. National Park Service website. (Submitted on August 14, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Biography of Andrew Johnson. The White House website. (Submitted on August 14, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 14, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 384 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on August 14, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.