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    Andrew Johnson

    National Historic Site Tennessee


Getting There:


Be advised that the GPS setting for Andrew Johnson National Historic Site may be listed as 121 Monument Avenue, which is the park headquarter's building located in the National Cemetery. To arrive at the site Visitor Center, please use 101 North College Street, Greeneville, TN as your destination.


The closest airport is the Tri-Cities Regional Airport, 43 miles northeast of Greeneville. From the airport, take I-81 South to exit 36 and follow the signs to Greeneville.


From I-81S take exit 36 to Rt. 172 south to Greeneville. Follow the signs to the Visitor Center.

From I-81N take exit 23 to Rt. 11E north to Greeneville. Follow the signs to the Visitor Center.

The Andrew Johnson Visitor Center is located on the corner of College and Depot Streets in historic downtown Greeneville, TN.

Public Transportation

There is no public transportation available to the site.

Did You Know?

cable portion

A successful transatlantic cable was completed in 1866. This connected America and England by telegraph and helped tremendously with international communications. The original cable, completed in 1858, worked only three weeks. The Civil War and financial troubles interrupted the effort until 1865.