Support Your Park
Many friends and organizations contribute to the success of Andrew Johnson National Historic Site and National Cemetery. Volunteers-in-Parks, park partners, park friends and cooperating associations provide their commitment, expertise, time and resources to help preserve and share this American treasure. These park supporters preserve and protect our national heritage, our special places and our American history for future generations.
Did You Know?
A successful transatlantic cable was completed in 1866. This connected America and England by telegraph and helped tremendously with international communications. The original cable, completed in 1858, worked only three weeks. The Civil War and financial troubles interrupted the effort until 1865.