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Nearby James Knox Polk Marker
Photographer: Keith L
Taken: October 15, 2008
Caption: Nearby James Knox Polk Marker
Additional Description:
11th President 1845 – 1849
Member-Masonic Lodge No. 31
Columbia, Tennessee
Peace and Friendship
Wisconsin-30th State-1848

Administrative Goals Accomplished
• Acquired California and New Mexico Territories from  Mexico
• Established Oregon Territory Northwest Boundary
• Created Independent U.S. Treasury Department
• Modified Tariff System To Reduce Protectionism
• Established U.S. Naval Academy - Smithsonian  Institution - The Department of the Interior
• Admitted Texas, Iowa & Wisconsin as States
St. Croix Falls Masonic Lodge No. 275
St. Croix Falls, Polk County, Wisconsin

Submitted: April 21, 2009, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
Database Locator Identification Number: p60340
File Size: 0.844 Megabytes


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