Season 1, Episode 17-Andrew Johnson and Raleigh

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Season 1, Episode 17: Andrew Johnson and Raleigh

Visit the third and final Tar Heel President, Andrew Johnson, born across the street from today’s North Carolina State Capitol in Raleigh!

Johnson is one of our true rags-to-…power presidents, having to work from a young age and never attending a day of school. Learn about his unique rise to the presidency and how his upbringing contributed to his blind spots as a president.

Andrew Johnson’s Birthplace from NCPedia.

Mordecai Historic Park, in Raleigh, where Johnson’s birthplace was moved and included in their historic collection.

The Andrew Johnson National Historic Site in Greenville, Tennessee, with the birthplace replica adjacent.

Check out Andrew Johnson’s “Visiting the Presidents” Episode from Season 2, “Andrew Johnson and Greeneville”!

Raleigh Birthplace and Mordecai Park

Birthplace Replica in Greeneville, Tennessee

With the Tar Heel Presidents on the North Carolina Capitol Grounds.
With Andrew Johnson at the Historic Site in Greeneville.
Andrew is everywhere in Greeneville!
Casso’s Inn, beginning of the 20th Century.
Postcard of Johnson Birthplace
Another postcard, but this is the Greeneville version, based on the chimney.
Andrew Johnson birthplace.
Andrew Johnson portrait by Washington Bogart Cooper

Andrew Johnson Birthplace: 123 Fayetteville Street, Raleigh, North Carolina.

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