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James Knox Polk
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James Knox Polk

James K. Polk Memorial

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Description: A visitor center and several replicated farm buildings stand on some twenty-one acres of the nearly-four-hundred-acre farm where President James K. Polk was born. The memorial is a North Carolina State Memorial Site and is administered by the State Division of Archives and History and is Open to the Public.

Address: Box 475; Pineville, NC 28134

Phone Number: (704) 889-7145

Hours of Operation: Guided tours of the main house and kitchen are provided throughout the day. Organized groups should make reservations

Web Site: James K. Polk Memorial

Credit: "Presidential Sites: A Directory of Places Associated with Presidents of the United States" by William G. Clotworthy

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