Thursday October 23rd, 2014 1:30 Homestead Tour is Not Available
On Thursday October 23rd, 2014, there will not be a Homestead tour offered at 1:30. The Visitor Center will be closed from 12:00 to 2:00 pm. Tours will resume at 2:30. Please check in at the visitor center after to sign up for Homestead tours.
The Articles of Impeachment
March 7, 1868
The Senate of the United States to Andrew Johnson, President of the United States, Greetings:
and demand that you, the said Andrew Johnson, President of the United States, shall be put to answer the accusations as set forth in said articles, and that such proceedings, examinations, trials, and judgments might be thereupon had as are agreeable to law and justice, as demanded by the House of Representatives through their managers.
(signed) Salmon P. Chase
Did You Know?
A successful transatlantic cable was completed in 1866. This connected America and England by telegraph and helped tremendously with international communications. The original cable, completed in 1858, worked only three weeks. The Civil War and financial troubles interrupted the effort until 1865.