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Presidential Facts about James Knox Polk

James Knox Polk - 11th President of the United States serving 1 term, from 1845 to 1849.

Vice President - George Mifflin Dallas

Born - November 2, 1795

Died - June 15, 1849

First Lady - Sarah Childress Polk

Party - Democratic

James Knox Polk is from North Carolina.

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President James K. Polk State Historic Site  (Y, M, O, T )
The Polk Site offers an extensive tour program for student groups. The most popular tour package includes a guided tour of the site's historic structures (Main Cabin & Kitchen House), as well as a scavenger hunt of the museum. Any group may elect to have optional activities in lieu of their standard tour packages. These activities include: a Polk Family Cemetery tour, a musket firing demonstration, and a 19th century education program.

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James K. Polk Memorial  (Y,M,O,T)

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From White James K. Polk  (Y,M,O,T)
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American President James K. Polk  (Y,M,O,T)
From the Miller Center at the University of Virginia.

Portraits of the President: James K. Polk  (Y,M,O,T)
From the National Portrait Gallery

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