When he was a boy, James K. Polk learned how to work hard. He carried that trait with him throughout his life, which enabled him to serve our country well.


Where can you learn more about James K. Polk?

President James K. Polk State Historic Site Pineville, NC - This site commemorates the birthplace of James K. Polk and has a museum about his Presidency.

President James K. Polk Home & Museum Columbia, TN - Polk lived here with his parents before his marriage to Sarah Childress. 

Tombs of President and Mrs. Polk Nashville, TN - Located at the Tennessee State Capitol