Greene County, Tennessee

 

About Greene County, Tennessee

A vacation destination… A city rich in historical beauty… A small community feel in the midst of one of the largest counties in Tennessee… That is 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.
Come see why we boast of our rich historical past and our breathtaking mountain views. You can tour Andrew Johnson’s early home and homestead, wander through the many exhibits in his museum and be thrilled by his ghost walking through the tailor shop where he worked and where many spirited debates occurred. Visit Monument Hill where Andrew Johnson and several members of his family are laid to rest. You can also visit Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park with its replica of the cabin in which Crockett was born. Encased in front of the cabin is an engraved marker reported to have been the footstone of the original cabin. The park also includes the Visitor’s Center and Museum, campsites, swimming pool and three scenic picnic areas.

Enticed yet? How about visiting historical churches as their bells toll the hour and history unfolds around each and every corner; or the spot where General John Hunt Morgan was shot and killed in 1864.

Greeneville also boasts of the General Morgan Inn & Conference Center. Created from four interconnected “Railroad Hotels” dating from the late 1800s. This property offers 51 guest rooms and a lavish presidential suite as well as meeting space to accommodate up to 300 people. The community is also blessed with several modern hotel/motel facilities and can accommodate small to medium meetings and conventions.

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  1. The scenery here is unbelievable! I am a big history buff and you can’t get any better than Davy Crockett. Some real nice guest houses to stay in. Can’t wait to get back next summer. Good down home southern cooking.

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