James Polk - The first acting U.S. president photographed in office (1845)

James Polk - The first acting U.S. president photographed in office (1845)

The James K. Polk Ancestral Home in Columbia, Tennessee is the only surviving residence of the eleventh U.S. President (excluding the White House). Samuel Polk, a prosperous farmer and surveyor, built the Federal-style brick house in 1816 while his oldest son James was attending the University of North Carolina. When the future President graduated in 1818, he returned to Tennessee and stayed with his parents until his marriage to Sarah Childress in 1824.

The James K. Polk Ancestral Home in Columbia, Tennessee is the only surviving residence of the eleventh U.S. President (excluding the White House). Samuel Polk, a prosperous farmer and surveyor, built the Federal-style brick house in 1816 while his oldest son James was attending the University of North Carolina. When the future President graduated in 1818, he returned to Tennessee and stayed with his parents until his marriage to Sarah Childress in 1824.

James K. Polk - Conservapedia

James K. Polk - Conservapedia

The Postal Service honored James K. Polk on the 200th anniversary of his birth with the issuance of a 32-cent commemorative stamp on November 2, 1995 in Columbia, Tennessee.

The Postal Service honored James K. Polk on the 200th anniversary of his birth with the issuance of a 32-cent commemorative stamp on November 2, 1995 in Columbia, Tennessee.

What Were the Major Accomplishments of Polk's Presidency?: James K. Polk

What Were the Major Accomplishments of Polk's Presidency?

James Knox Polk (1795-1849), North carolina and his wife, Sarah Childress Polk (1803-1891)  The 11th President of the United States. They had no children

James Knox Polk (1795-1849), North carolina and his wife, Sarah Childress Polk (1803-1891) The 11th President of the United States. They had no children

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