Northeast Tennessee’s Greene County –
Rich Heritage…Friendly People
A vacation destination… A city rich in historical beauty… A small community feel … That’s what you will find in Greeneville, Tennessee’s second oldest town, the home of the seventeenth president of the United States, Andrew Johnson and the birthplace of celebrated hero, Davy Crockett. Tour Andrew Johnson’s early home and homestead, wander through his museum and visit Monument Hill where he is laid to rest. Visit David Crockett Birthplace State Park with its replica of the cabin in which he was born. The park also includes the Visitor’s Center and Museum, campsites, swimming pool and three scenic picnic areas.
Visit historical churches or where General John Hunt Morgan was shot and killed in 1864. In downtown, find the new City Garage Car Museum with a diverse collection of cars including a 1914 Ford Brass T Model or the Greeneville Antique Mall located on Depot Street. The Greeneville Greene County History Museum offers an Andrew Johnson Gallery, Paths to Freedom exhibit, a 20th Century African-American gallery and more. Historic Greeneville also boasts of an historic hotel located right in the heart of downtown – created from four interconnected “Railroad Hotels” dating from the late 1800s.
From the Appalachian Trail and the Cherokee National Forest to Margarette Falls and Paint Creek, from horseback riding and camping to biking and hiking, Greeneville has it all, including four public courses featuring majestic mountain views, rolling hills and plush greens. Greeneville has 17 sites along the Appalachian Quilt Trail that feature farms, bed and breakfasts, agri tourism sites and many more. Enjoy a gift shop, picnic and fresh produce at Still Hollow Farm or pick pumpkins and get lost in a “Corn Maze” at Myers Pumpkin Patch.
If it is a relaxing vacation getaway or a night out with loved ones, Greeneville is your next destination. Visit www.VisitGreenevilleTN.com or call 423-638-4111 for your free visitor guide.