Homeschool students and parents are invited to participate in this educational event that includes a Polk Home tour as well as activities that relate to life in early 19th century America. Advance reservations are required.
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.
For more information on upcoming events or exhibits, please call (931) 388-2354.
Homeschool History Day
When: August 23, 2018 • 9:30 am – 12:00 pm Location: President James K. Polk Home and Museum
The President James K. Polk Home and Museum will host another history activity day for homeschool students and parents on Thursday, August 23. The event will begin at 9:30 a.m. and end by noon. Admission will include the site's new introductory film, a Polk Home tour, and "activity stations" featuring open hearth cooking, 19th century games, period music, and more.
One adult per family as well as all children younger than age 6 will receive free admission. The cost for older children and other accompanying adults will be $5 per person. Advance reservations are necessary. To make a reservation or request additional information, please call (931) 388-2354 or send an email messge to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.