Zacharie Kinslow | July 28

Polk's America: Zacharie Kinslow

The President James K. Polk Home and Museum and the Maury County Public Library invite you to the Polk’s America Lecture and Podcast series featuring Zacharie Kinslow, independent scholar and former President James K. Polk Home & Museum employee.

Mr. Kinslow’s research focuses on the life of Elias Polk, who was enslaved by the Polk family. While enslaved, Elias’ labor furthered James Polk’s political and professional careers. After emancipation Elias entered politics as a Southern Democrat, the party of his enslaver.

When: Tuesday July 28th. 7 PM

Where: Online Lecture 

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