"The Constitution is my Guide"

Andrew Johnson's complex presidency (1865-69) illustrates the Constitution at work following the Civil War. As the President and Congress disagreed on Reconstruction methods, the Constitution served as their guide on balance of powers, vetoes, and impeachment. In the end, it evolved as a living document with pivotal amendments on freedom, citizenship, and voting rights - topics still vital today. Read More

Andrew Johnson Visitor Center

Andrew Johnson Visitor Center

Begin your visit to Andrew Johnson NHS at the Visitor Center. Here you will receive orientation on visiting the other parts of the park.

Andrew Johnson Homestead

Andrew Johnson Homestead

The Homestead is the place Andrew Johnson called home both before and after his Presidency.

Andrew Johnson National Cemetery

Andrew Johnson National Cemetery

This scenic resting place of the 17th President is also a veteran cemetery. Read a short history of the National Cemetery.

Desgd. by H. Bateman. Engd. by J.L. Giles

Andrew Johnson and Reconstruction

Learn more about this pivotal and volatile time in American History

A Harper's Weekly image of Andrew Johnson's impeachment trial

Andrew Johnson and Impeachment

Learn more about Andrew Johnson's impeachment and acquittal

Last updated: June 15, 2020

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Andrew Johnson National Historic Site
121 Monument Ave.

Greeneville, TN 37743


(423) 638-3551

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