Andrew Johnson National Historic Site Newswire

Andrew Johnson National Historic Site Newswire

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  1. May 22 Reception Will Welcome Foster To AJ Historic SiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 10 | The Greenville Sun

    ... is Andersonville National Historic Site in Georgia. According to the release, the Andrew Johnson National Historic Site welcomed 54,000 visitors in 2017, providing a significant economic impact on the community. The park also offers programs for ...

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  2. National Parks Week: April 21-29, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2018 | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    ... for the national parks in decades." Earlier this month, Senator Alexander visited the Andrew Johnson National Historic Site and National Cemetery in Greeneville -- which preserves the Tennessee president's tailor shop, early home, homestead, burial ...

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  3. Open Once AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | The Greenville Sun

    Stephanie Steinhorst, acting superintendent of the Andrew Johnson National Historic Site, speaks to guests Saturday during an open house at the newly renovated Andrew Johnson Homestead On Saturday, the historic home was reopened by National Park Service staff, who marked the occasion with guided tours and an open house. The Andrew Johnson National Historic Site is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.

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  4. Andrew Johnson Homestead to celebrate grand re-opening SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2018 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The Andrew Johnson National Historic Site is hosting a grand re-opening ribbon cutting ceremony and spring open house at the Andrew Johnson Homestead Saturday afternoon. The historic site tells us the homestead has been under construction since August to install a new heating and cooling system that will better protect the artifacts and visitors to the home.

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  5. Saturday Celebration Planned For Andrew Johnson Homestead ReopeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | The Greenville Sun

    ... will be welcomed to the site at an open house and grand reopening Saturday. The Andrew Johnson National Historic Site will host a grand reopening ribbon cutting and spring open house Saturday at the President's Homestead. The Andrew Johnson ...

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  6. The Greeneville SunRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | The Greenville Sun

    ... only found in nature but also in people. The Andrew Johnson Heritage Association and Andrew Johnson National Historic Site sponsored the dancers' visit. Dancers' colorful traditional dress is a mixture of the Navajo tribe's traditional arts and ... 11 comments

  7. Dancers Highlight Little-Known HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | The Greenville Sun

    Dancers prepare to perform the fire and water dance, representing elements that the Navajo believe are not only found in nature but also in people. The Andrew Johnson Heritage Association and Andrew Johnson National Historic Site sponsored the dancers' visit.

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  8. Fun Hatches Despite RainRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2018 | The Greenville Sun

    ... across the street enjoyed a afternoon of fun with the help of park rangers from the Andrew Johnson National Historic Site and volunteers from the Youth Builders organization and museum. There were plenty of activities available for the children, ...

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  9. Dineh Tah' Navajo Dancers To Present Free Public ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | The Greenville Sun

    Dineh Tah' Navajo Dancers will present a free public program, sponsored by Andrew Johnson Heritage Association and Andrew Johnson National Historic Site, Friday, April 6, at 7 p.m. in the Behan Theater of the Annie Hogan Byrd Auditorium at Tusculum College. Dineh Tah' Navajo Dancers, in traditional attire, prepare for a ribbon dance.

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  10. Easter Egg Roll Is Saturday At Andrew Johnson HomesteadRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | The Greenville Sun

    The Andrew Johnson National Historic Site in partnership with the Greeneville Greene County Museum and Youth Builders invites everyone to participate in the annual "Easter Egg Roll" to be held on Saturday. The event will begin at the Greeneville Greene County History Museum at 2 p.m. and then progress to the backyard of the Johnson Homestead for outdoor activities at 2:30, as weather allows.

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  11. Andrew Johnson Site Temporarily ClosedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 | The Greenville Sun

    The Andrew Johnson National Historic Site visitor center and museum is closed for about two weeks while a new roof is installed on the memorial building at 101 N. College St. Work begins Tuesday. Building materials are in place for replacement of the roof of the memorial building at The Andrew Johnson National Historic Site visitor center and museum.

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  12. AJ Heritage Association, Historic Site Partner For Black History ProgramsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2018 | The Greenville Sun

    ... are available now. The Andrew Johnson Heritage Association has partnered with the Andrew Johnson National Historic Site to provide two public history education programs about African-American history. A public performance of Bright Star Touring ...

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  13. Andrew Johnson: The unfortunate presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | CBS News

    ... that really wasn't even supposed to exist," said Ranger Burke Greear, at the Andrew Johnson National Historic Site in Greeneville, Tennessee. "He was a Union-supporting Southern Democrat. It's kind of like Sasquatch. You know, 'I've heard you exist, ...

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  14. Presidential homes: Famous residences of the commanders-in-chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | USA Today

    ... political figures, Lincoln lived in the home with his family from 1844 to 1861. The Andrew Johnson National Historic Site in Greeneville, Tenn., houses several buildings: his early home, where he saw the rise of his political career; "The ...

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  15. The Greeneville SunRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2018 | The Greenville Sun

    ... federal government workers were temporarily out of work or furloughed. The Andrew Johnson National Historic Site in Greeneville, a branch of the National Park Service, was closed because of the shutdown. A call to the visitor's center on Monday ...

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  16. Brief Shutdown Affected Some Services In CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2018 | Loudon County News

    ... federal government workers were temporarily out of work or furloughed. The Andrew Johnson National Historic Site in Greeneville, a branch of the National Park Service, was closed because of the shutdown. A call to the visitor's center on Monday ...

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  17. Public Invited To 'Wreaths Across America' ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | The Greenville Sun

    ... Guard also assisted with the unloading. Eric Leonard, the acting superintendent of the Andrew Johnson National Historic Site, noted in a news release that "the Wreaths Across America Program is an iconic annual event for national cemeteries, and it ...

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  18. Babb Log Home To Open To Public In 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | The Greenville Sun

    ... and it can be used for living history (tours)." A sign similar to those at the nearby Andrew Johnson National Historic Site operated by the National Park Service detailing the history of the Babb homestead is on order and should be in place by early ...

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  19. Town Leaps Forward In Downtown RevitalizatonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | The Greenville Sun

    ... thing about downtown?" Responses included the Capitol Theatre, walking tours, the Andrew Johnson National Historic Site, the T. Elmer Cox LIbrary, the Big Spring area and historical architecture, among many others. The third station asked ...

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  20. The Greeneville SunRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | The Greenville Sun

    ... thing about downtown?" Responses included the Capitol Theatre, walking tours, the Andrew Johnson National Historic Site, the T. Elmer Cox LIbrary, the Big Spring area and historical architecture, among many others. The third station asked ...

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