• Andrew Johnson with Sioux delegation at White House

    Andrew Johnson

    National Historic Site Tennessee

Your Safety

Your safety is important to us.

Please be advised that the doorframes and stairwells in the historic structures may be very low.

Stairways can be steep and narrow.

Be sure to mind your footing on brick sidewalks.

Did You Know?

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Queen Emma of the Sandwich Islands (now known as the Hawaiian Islands) came to visit President Andrew Johnson in Washington. It was the first time a Queen had visited the White House. She gave this ivory basket to President and Mrs. Johnson. It is now on display in the Andrew Johnson NHS museum.