Upcoming Events

LEGO Building Competition

Contest participants are invited to enter LEGO creations inspired by Maury County's historic architecture. The entries will be on public display at the President James K. Polk Home and Museum from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

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"Polk's America" Lecture Series

Retired English professor Dr. James Senefeld will present the free public program "The Education of Children: Morality Tales in Textbooks and Literature in Polk's America" at 7 p.m. at St. Peter's Episcopal Church adjacent to the Polk Sisters' House.

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Upcoming Exhibits

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

To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Polk Home’s construction, the original exhibit “West to Prosperity: The Polk Home at 200” shows how the Polks and other frontier families transformed Tennessee wilderness and canebrakes into thriving farms and growing towns. The exhibit features period artifacts including a Conestoga wagon and re-created historical scenes such as a law office and a blacksmith shop.

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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