Upcoming Events

"Polk's America" Lecture Series

Dr. Timothy D. Johnson from Lipscomb University will present a free public program on his new book FOR DUTY AND HONOR: TENNESSEE'S MEXICAN WAR EXPERIENCE at 7 p.m. at St. Peter's Episcopal Church adjacent to the Polk Sisters' House. He will sign copies of the book afterward.

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Deadline for "Art at the Polk" Entries

Entries for the Polk Home's art exhibition and contest must be delivered here by 4 p.m.

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Upcoming Exhibits

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

The public is invited to attend "In Lieu of Flowers" in the Polk Home's gardens at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, June 15.  The event will mark the anniversary of James K. Polk's death and honor his legacy.  Cocktail toasts will be given at "eighteen minutes before 5:00 p.m. at the time he sunk to his rest."  There will be no admission charge for the event, though guests may give donations in lieu of flowers.  Reservations are greatly appreciated but not required.  Call the Polk Home at (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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