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    Andrew Johnson

    National Historic Site Tennessee

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Getting Around

There is no public transportation at the site.

National Park Service signs are posted along major routes to direct you to the Visitor Center. If you need assistance with navigation once you arrive, ask the Visitor Center employee for maps to direct you to each area of the site, or to routes in and out of town.

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If you need additional assistance before you arrive, please feel free to call the Visitor Center at 423-638-3551.

Did You Know?

Sam Johnson

Martha Johnson Patterson, Andrew Johnson's daughter, said their slave Sam would boast that he was Johnson's servant. "But in truth," she continued, "Andrew Johnson belonged to Sam." Andrew Johnson gave Sam land for a church and school for the freedmen of Greeneville, TN.