• Andrew Johnson with Sioux delegation at White House

    Andrew Johnson

    National Historic Site Tennessee

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  • Early Home Wheelchair Lift Temporarily Inaccessible

    An improved wheelchair lift for the Early Home is being installed. During the transition, the lift will be temporarily inaccessible during the week of September 22, 2014.

Laws & Policies

As of February 22, 2010, a new Federal law allows people who can legally possess firearms under applicable federal, state, and local laws, to legally possess firearms in this park. It is the responsibility of visitors to understand and comply with all applicable state, local, and federal firearms laws before entering this park. As a starting point about state and local firearms laws, please go to the following web site and select the state that you are interested in from the right side of the page:

http://www.atf.gov/publications/firearms/state-laws/29th-edition/index.html

And for state reciprocity agreements:

http://www.tennessee.gov/safety/handgun/reciprocity.htm

Federal law also prohibits firearms in certain facilities in this park; those places are marked with signs at all public entrances.

Did You Know?

Impeachment ticket partial

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.