• Andrew Johnson Swing Around the Circle Tour

    Andrew Johnson

    National Historic Site Tennessee

Nearby Attractions

Old-College

The Andrew Johnson Museum and Library

Museums of Tusculum College

Andrew Johnson Museum and Library

In the early 1840s, Andrew Johnson gave money for the construction and development of Tusculum College - one of the oldest colleges west of the Allegheny Mountains. The "Old College" now holds the Andrew Johnson Museum and Library. The museum houses a collection of Andrew Johnson papers and memoriabilia.

 
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The Dickson Williams Mansion

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The Dickson-Williams Mansion

Main Street Tours offer both downtown walking tours of historic Greeneville, TN, and guided tours of the Dickson-Williams Mansion. The Mansion was once called the showplace of East Tennessee, and General John Hunt Morgan spent his last night here during the Civil War. He was killed in the garden the following morning.

 
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Nathanael Greene Museum

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The Nathanael Greene Museum

The Nathanael Greene Museum is a museum of Greeneville and Greene County history. The museum is open Tuesday thru Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The museum is generally closed in January. To verify operating hours, call the museum at 423-636-1558 before your visit.

The museum contains an Andrew Johnson gallery, as well as a "Pathways to Freedom" exhibit which tells the amazing stories of emancipation for several of the enslaved people of Greeneville and Greene County - many of which involve Andrew Johnson.

 
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Davy Crockett Birthplace Replica

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Davy Crockett Birthplace

The Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park commemorates the legacy of famed frontiersman and politician, David Crockett. In addition to the birthplace replica, the site has a visitor center and museum, campground, and playground. Learn about the origins of one of the defenders of the Alamo.

For more information call 423-257-2167.

 

Northeast Tennessee Tourism Association

For more information about the East Tennessee area, visit www.netta.com. This site contains a Visitor's Guide, CVB/Tourism Agencies, Map and Regional Information, Events, and a Photo Gallery.

Did You Know?

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Family tradition holds that Andrew Johnson arrived in Greeneville with a cart drawn by a blind pony in 1826. His mother and step-father were with him. Tradition also says they camped at a spring on the Homestead property.