Temporary Closure of the Memorial Building
The Memorial Building, enclosing Andrew Johnson’s tailor shop will be closed on September 22 and 23, 2014.
Early Home Wheelchair Lift Temporarily Inaccessible
The wheelchair lift at the Early Home will be temporarily inaccessible during the week of September 22, 2014.
Getting Ready for 2016
The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016. To us, it's not about cakes and candles — it's about being an organization ready to take on the challenges of our second century. Our blueprint to get there — A Call to Action — outlines the innovative work we want to accomplish. Andrew Johnson National Historic Site is a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we're doing locally and get involved!
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Greeneville, Tennessee celebrates 150 years since Andrew Johnson freed his personal slaves. Read more
Staff at Andrew Johnson National Historic Site have conducted training with local partners to share information about interpretive and educational techniques to promote public service to multiple audiences. Read more
Students at a local elementary school participate in multiple programs to investigate the life of Andew Johnson and the Civil War in their own community. Read more
Students experienced Civil War history set to the music of a historic brass band. Re-enactors portrayed Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson for this special event. Read more
Park staff from Andrew Johnson NHS helped a local school celebrate its award as a Top Performing Tennessee School in 2013. Read more
Did You Know?
Andrew Johnson was impeached, but not removed from office. He was the first president to be impeached by the House of Representatives and tried by the Senate. Many Republican Senators put their political careers on the line by voting to acquit.