• Andrew Johnson with Sioux delegation at White House

    Andrew Johnson

    National Historic Site Tennessee

The Johnson Family Burial Plot

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The Johnson Family Burial Plot
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Did You Know?

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The United States purchased Alaska from Russia for $7,200,000.00 during Andrew Johnson's administration. Secretary of State William Seward was instrumental in the purchase. People who thought the investment a bad idea called the purchase "Seward's Folly" and "Johnson's Polar Bear Garden."