• Andrew Johnson with Sioux delegation at White House

    Andrew Johnson

    National Historic Site Tennessee

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  • Temporary Closure of the Memorial Building

    The Memorial Building, enclosing Andrew Johnson’s tailor shop will be closed on September 22 and 23, 2014.

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    The wheelchair lift at the Early Home will be temporarily inaccessible during the week of September 22, 2014.

Andrew Johnson and Emancipation

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Shaver Portrait

Samuel Shaver, a renowned Tennessee artist, taught at the Oddfellows Female Institute in Rogersville, TN where Johnson's daughter Mary was a student. A Shaver portrait of Johnson was saved during the Civil War by a Greeneville lady who wrapped it in newspaper and hid it in front of her fireplace.