• Andrew Johnson with Sioux delegation at White House

    Andrew Johnson

    National Historic Site Tennessee

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  • There will not be a 2:30 Homestead tour on Sunday September 21, 2014

    Due to a pre-scheduled youth event, the 2:30 Homestead tour on Sunday September 21st will not be available. Please join us for free Homestead tours at 9:30, 10:30, 11:30, 1:30 , 3:30 and 4:30. Thank you .

Photos & Multimedia

 
 

Watch a short video about the Johnson family members who served in the Civil War.

Learn more about Andrew Johnson and Emancipation in Tennessee by viewing a short excerpt of his 1864 "Moses" speech.

Discover the feelings of Civil War soldiers as we reveal messages they left for Andrew Johnson on his vacated Homestead walls.

 

Did You Know?

Dolly and Andrew Johnson Stover

According to William Johnson, a former slave belonging to Andrew Johnson, William's mother Dolly asked Andrew Johnson to purchase her because she thought he looked kind. Johnson bought not only Dolly, but her brother Sam as well.