Upcoming Events

"Polk’s America" Program Series

Polk Home docent Benjamin Livengood will present the free public program "The President's Daughter: The Life of Sarah 'Polk' Fall" at 7 p.m. at St. Peter's Episcopal Church adjacent to the Polk Sisters' House

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Spring Break Day Camp

The President James K. Polk Home will host one-day history camps from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on April 3, 4, and 5 during the spring break for Maury County public schools.

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Spring Break Day Camp

The President James K. Polk Home will host one-day history camps from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on April 3, 4, and 5 during the spring break for Maury County public schools.

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Spring Break Day Camp

The President James K. Polk Home will host one-day history camps from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on April 3, 4, and 5 during the spring break for Maury County public schools.

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Bloodys & Biscuits

Guests will enjoy bloody marys, ham biscuits, and live music in the Polk Home's gardens before the start of Columbia's Mule Day parade.

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Upcoming Exhibits

Apr 5, 2019 – Sep 30, 2019

Crafted by Conscience: Material and Belief in Polk’s America

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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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