• Andrew Johnson Swing Around the Circle Tour

    Andrew Johnson

    National Historic Site Tennessee

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?

Dr Mary Edwards Walker

In 1865 Andrew Johnson awarded Dr. Mary Edwards Walker with the Congressional Medal of Honor for her services during the Civil War. She remains the first and only women to receive the medal.