In observation of the Presidents Day federal holiday, the Andrew Johnson National Historic Site will present a special program focusing on the three U.S. presidents from Tennessee.
The special event will be held at the Andrew Johnson National Historic Site, 101 N. College St., at noon on Sunday, Feb. 17, and Monday, Feb. 18.
The event is free open and open to the public.
The program will also be presented at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16, at Greeneville High School as a special part of the Greene County Partnership's annual Antique Show and Appraisal Fair.
Park Guide Daniel Luther will offer a Powerpoint program entitled "Tennessee's Presidents: Notable Achievements with Unintended Consequences."
The presentation focuses on Andrew Jackson, James K. Polk, and Andrew Johnson, and the ways in which Johnson's two predecessors pursued policies that led to the Civil War.
There will be an opportunity for discussion and question-and-answer at the end of each program.
Jim Small, the historic site's Chief of Operations, said, "Johnson's growth as a politician was formed by his two fellow Tennesseans [Jackson and Polk]. The program will closely look at how those influences shaped our nation."
The public is invited to bring a bag lunch.
The Andrew Johnson National Historic Site Visitor Center is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
For more information, please call 423-638-3551.