Season 2, Episode 17-Andrew Johnson and Greeneville

S2 E18 Ulysses Grant and Galena Visiting the Presidents

Unconditionally Surrender to Ulysses Grant's Episode on his homes in St. Louis, Mount McGregor, and of course, Galena, Illinois. Learn about the 18th President's transition from military life to politics, his tumultuous presidency, his wife, Julia, and family, as well as his homes! Check out the website at VisitingthePresidents.com for visual aids, links, past episodes, recommended reading, and other information!Episode Page: https://visitingthepresidents.com/2022/06/28/season-2-episode-18-ulysses-grant-and-galena/Season 1's Ulysses Grant Episode: "Ulysses Grant and Point Pleasant" Support the show
  1. S2 E18 Ulysses Grant and Galena
  2. BONUS! Interview with Presidential Visitor Brittany Faykosh Mellin
  3. S2 E17 Andrew Johnson and Greeneville
  4. S2 E16 Abraham Lincoln and Springfield
  5. S2 E15 James Buchanan and Wheatland

Bookending Abraham Lincoln with another “worst” is Andrew Johnson, 17th President. Explore his unique political career, his star-crossed presidency, his wife, Eliza, and children, as well as his beautiful home in Greeneville, Tennessee!

Check out Andrew Johnson’s “Visiting the Presidents” Episode from Season 1, “Andrew Johnson and Raleigh”!

Andrew Johnson National Historic Site from National Park Service.

Andrew Johnson Homestead from National Park Service.

Virtual Tour of the Andrew Johnson Homestead from Google Arts and Culture.

Andrew Johnson Homestead from the Society of Architectural Historians.

From My June 2019 Visit to Greenville!

Andrew Johnson National Historic Site distinctive back, from Steven Markos.
Amazing postcard
Martha’s additions to the Home.

Andrew Johnson National Historic Site: 101 N. College Street, Greeneville, Tennessee.

Recommended Reading for Andrew Johnson

Hans Trefousse, Andrew Johnson: A Biography.
Annette Gordon-Reed, Andrew Johnson.
David O Stewart, Impeached: The Trial of President Andrew Johnson and the Fight for Lincoln’s Legacy.

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I'm a Professor of History at Central Arizona College and someone who loves history and travel; my new blog will combine those interests!

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