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'Freedom Day' Celebrated
at AJ National Historic Site

Published: 10:10 AM, 08/09/2012


Andrew Johnson, as portrayed by Park Guide Daniel Luther, spoke at a "Freedom Day" celebration at the Andrew Johnson National Historic Site Visitors Center in downtown Greeneville on Aug. 8, 2012. The event marked the anniversary of Andrew Johnson's freeing his personal slaves on or about Aug. 8, 1863. Through October, the Visitors Center Center will feature an exhibit of images from William Johnson, who was the youngest of Johnson's slaves. (Pictured is Gene Maddux of the George Clem Multicultural Association.) Greeneville Sun video by Lauren Henry.


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Keywords: Andrew  Johnson,  Freedom  Day,  National  Park  Service 


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