The National Park Service turned 100 on August 25, 2016, and the entire year was quite a celebration! Throughout 2016, hundreds of millions of you ventured out to Find Your Park-learning, discovering, getting inspired, or simply having fun in national parks. Thank you for joining us!
The Find Your Park party will continue in 2017 as we invite you to continue your own journey to discover national parks and public lands. Share your stories at FindYourPark.com (and EncuentraTuParque.com) and with #FindYourPark / #EncuentraTuParque on social media.
National parks across the system engaged in a variety of activities to prepare for and celebrate the centennial. Andrew Johnson National Historic Site was a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we did and join us as the National Park Service enters a new century in 2017!
Greeneville, Tennessee celebrates 150 years since Andrew Johnson freed his personal slaves. Read more
Staff at Andrew Johnson National Historic Site have conducted training with local partners to share information about interpretive and educational techniques to promote public service to multiple audiences. Read more
Students at a local elementary school participate in multiple programs to investigate the life of Andew Johnson and the Civil War in their own community. Read more
Students experienced Civil War history set to the music of a historic brass band. Re-enactors portrayed Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson for this special event. Read more
Park staff from Andrew Johnson NHS helped a local school celebrate its award as a Top Performing Tennessee School in 2013. Read more