Historic Markers Across Tennessee

James Knox Polk

Marker ID: THC 3D 39
Location: 301 West Seventh Street, Columbia, TN
County: Maury
Coordinates: N 35° 36.908    W 087° 2.246
  35.61513333    -87.03743333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMPX4


The parents of the eleventh President of the United States occupied this property in 1816, at which time young Polk was 21. From that time, except for periods of absence due to holding public office, or his extensive law practice, this was his home until he was inaugurated into the Presidency.

Tennessee Historical Commission