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“Interesting attraction”

President Andrew Johnson Museum and Library
Ranked #6 of 26 things to do in Greeneville
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Owner description: The official library of the 17th U.S. president.
North Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
94 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Interesting attraction”
Reviewed 22 July 2014

Enjoy a drive through the campus then find museum located in their very oldest building. Interesting exhibits cover the history of the college as well as some Johnson artifacts. Very pleasant docent and quality of exhibits reflects the fact that this college actually offers a major in museum studies.

Visited July 2014
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Dallas, Texas
Level 5 Contributor
57 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“You don't want to miss this”
Reviewed 23 February 2014

Most of us do not remember this president. He was the most important president at the end of the Civil War. Such a wonderful American.

Visited February 2014
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Aledo, TX
Level 6 Contributor
280 reviews
84 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
“Preservation of this Property is Amazing”
Reviewed 30 July 2013

The mansion and grounds are unbelievably preserved. Much of the interior is original, and the grounds are very well kept.

The amazing atmosphere and the way a person can feel the place come alive through the well done exhibits, is what sets this presidential home apart from other homes and museums. We especially benefited from the references to the slaves that worked there.

Well done!!!

Visited July 2013
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2 Thank aledo99
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Southport, NC
Level 6 Contributor
149 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Great little museum with a great interpreteur”
Reviewed 25 July 2013

We watched a 15 minute film witch gave me a much better view of his life. I did not know much about him and the impeachment proceeding had left me thinking his tenure was about scandals. Turns out he was man of principle and got trashed for it. The ranger was very helpful. Great <1 hour stop.

Visited June 2013
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Bergen County, NJ
Level 5 Contributor
69 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“The President's Library”
Reviewed 31 May 2013

This is on campus of Tusculum College. GPs could not find it so I stopped and asked some students who had to then ask others. They told me it was small and it was. It was mostly exhibit panels, a few interesting artifacts including Lincoln's hand and face masks. President Johnson is sometimes called the worst president but he had a great deal to deal with - namely, he was trying to restore the Union after the Civil War. Good luck with that! And then there is the Library, not what you might think of when you think of Presidential Libraries. It is not of that caliber. It is a small room with his desk, some of his papers on it, and shelves filled with his books. That's it. You can probably go through it all in an hour.

Visited May 2013
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