Andrew Johnson National Cemetery, Greeneville, Tennessee

Andrew Johnson chose to be buried atop this hill, then known as “Signal Hill,” which he owned. His family members continued to be buried here in the family plot until his great-granddaughter’s interment in 1992. The cemetery became part of the Andrew Johnson National Monument in 1942. (National Park Service) When I die, I want … More Andrew Johnson National Cemetery, Greeneville, Tennessee

Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, Hyde Park, New York

“Vanderbilt Mansion NHS, in terms of architecture, interiors, mechanical systems, road systems and landscape, is a remarkably complete example of a gilded-age country place, illustrating the political, economic, social, cultural, and demographic changes that occurred as America industrialized in the years after the Civil War.” ~National Park Service FMI: Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, Hyde … More Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, Hyde Park, New York