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Andrew Johnson Birth Site

 
 
Andrew Johnson Birth Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 8, 2013
1. Andrew Johnson Birth Site Marker
Inscription.  
125 feet east of this point
Andrew Johnson
seventeenth president
was born, Dec. 29, 1808

 
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 series list. A significant historical month for this entry is December 1863.
 
Location. 35° 46.712′ N, 78° 38.341′ W. Marker is in Raleigh, North Carolina, in Wake County. Marker is on Fayetteville Street north of W Hargett Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Raleigh NC 27601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Andrew Johnson (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); State Capitol (about 400 feet away); First Presbyterian Church (about 400 feet away); Zebulon Baird Vance (about 500 feet away); To the North Carolina Women of the Confederacy (about 500 feet away); Geodetic Survey Stones (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named First Presbyterian Church (about 500 feet away); N.C. Pharmaceutical Association (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Raleigh.
 
Andrew Johnson Birth Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 8, 2013
2. Andrew Johnson Birth Site Marker
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By Bill Coughlin, February 8, 2013
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Andrew Johnson Birth Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 8, 2013
4. Andrew Johnson Birth Site Marker
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By Bill Coughlin, February 8, 2013
5. House Where Andrew Johnson was Born
The house where Andrew Johnson was born was moved and is now located about a mile north of the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 8, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 390 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 8, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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