Born: Nov. 2, 1795, in Pineville, N.C.
Died: June 15, 1849, in Nashville, Tenn.
Burial Place: Tennessee State Capitol in Nashville, Tenn. (Visited: December 2005)
|The grave of James and Sarah Polk is on the grounds of the Tennessee State Capitol.|
|Sarah Polk lived at the family mansion following her husband’s death.|
|Polk spent a majority of his adult life in public service.|