• 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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The United States purchased Alaska from Russia for $7,200,000.00 during Andrew Johnson's administration. Secretary of State William Seward was instrumental in the purchase. People who thought the investment a bad idea called the purchase "Seward's Folly" and "Johnson's Polar Bear Garden."