Presidential Pathways: #11, James K. Polk

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)

Burial Place

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.

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