Upcoming Events

"Polk's America" Lecture Series

Columbia State Community College history professor Dr. Barry Gidcomb will present the free public program "The Bell Witch of Tennessee" at 7 p.m at St. Peter's Episcopal Church adjacent to the Polk Sisters' House.

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"From Plantations to Politics: The Life of Elias Polk"

Polk Home docent Zach Kinslow will present a free public program on President Polk's enslaved body servant Elias at 10 a.m. at Maury County Public Library as part of the current lecture series of the African American Heritage Society of Maury County.

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Opening of "A Delicate Game to Play: James K. Polk's Cabinet"

An original exhibition on President Polk's cabinet will open at Polk Presidential Hall on November 3, 2017 and run through April 1, 2018.

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Upcoming Exhibits

For more information on upcoming events or exhibits, please call (931) 388-2354.

The James K. Polk Memorial Association will hold its annual membership luncheon and meeting at 12:30 p.m. in the parish hall of St. Peter's Episcopal Church in downtown Columbia.  The cost will be $35 per person.  Advance reservations are required.  Guests are invited to a garden party on the Polk Home's grounds at 11 a.m. before the luncheon.

Information on becoming a Polk Association member is available on this website.  Click "Support" and then "Membership" on the menu at the top of the page.  For additional information on the spring luncheon, call (931) 388-2354. 

Location

The James K. Polk Home and Museum is located at 301 W. 7th Street in downtown Columbia, TN.

Free parking is available in the lot across 7th Street or along High Street on the east side of the main house.

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