Andrew Johnson Homestead to celebrate grand re-opening Saturday

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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.

“This has been a long process to ensure that the historic home and artifacts were protected,” said Acting Superintendent Stephanie Steinhorst, “and we are thrilled to have the home restored and interior temperatures safe and consistent throughout the year.” 

The open house starts at 2 p.m. Saturday with a ribbon cutting, guests will then be able to explore.

The homestead will be open from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. to visitors. The park’s visitor center will be open until 5 p.m. Saturday.

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