"Polk Place," Home of James K. Polk

Polk Place, Home of James K. Polk Nashville Tennessee

Stock #: 650157
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Nashville
State: Tennessee (TN)
County: Davidson
Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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James K. Polk, eleventh President of the United States, was born in Pineville, Mecklenberg Co., N.C. on Nov. 2d, 1795. He was graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1813, and in 1822 was married to Sarah Childress.Before the expiration of his term of office (1845-49) he purchased a house in Nashville, and here he died on June 15th, 1849. His remains are buried beneath a temple erected on the grounds. Mrs. Polk continued to live here until her death in 1892