• Andrew Johnson with Sioux delegation at White House

    Andrew Johnson

    National Historic Site Tennessee

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    Please note that on Thursday October 23rd, 2014, there will not be a Homestead tour offered at 1:30. Tours will resume at 2:30. Please check in at the visitor venter to sign up for Homestead tours.

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Did You Know?

cable portion

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.