Presidential Pathways: #17, Andrew Johnson

Born: Dec. 29, 1808, in Raleigh, N.C.
Died: July 31, 1875, in Elizabethton, Tenn.
Burial Place: Andrew Johnson National Cemetery in Greeneville, Tenn. (Visited: May 2005)

Burial Place

In 1852, Johnson purchased the land surrounding Signal Hill because he enjoyed the view.

Andrew and Eliza Johnson’s graves are at the center of the family plot.

In 1878, the family erected an obelisk over the graves of Andrew and his wife Eliza.

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