• Andrew Johnson with Sioux delegation at White House

    Andrew Johnson

    National Historic Site Tennessee

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  • There will not be a 2:30 Homestead tour on Sunday September 21, 2014

    Due to a pre-scheduled youth event, the 2:30 Homestead tour on Sunday September 21st will not be available. Please join us for free Homestead tours at 9:30, 10:30, 11:30, 1:30 , 3:30 and 4:30. Thank you .

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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.