• 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.

  • Early Home Wheelchair Lift Temporarily Inaccessible

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

Operating Hours & Seasons

The Andrew Johnson National Historic Site is open from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day. The National Cemetery will remain open on these days from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. The National Cemetery will also remain open until 7:00 p.m. on Memorial Day.

The site may be closed due to inclement weather during the winter months, and the President's Homestead may be closed due to dangerous exterior/interior heat levels during the summer months. Please call the Visitor Center at 423-638-3551 to check conditions.

Did You Know?

Signature Stamp - Johnson

Andrew Johnson was injured in a train wreck in 1857. Afterwards his right elbow was virtually immobile and he often used a signature stamp for documents.