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Pineville in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

James K. Polk

1795-1849

 
 
James K. Polk Marker image. Click for full size.
By Pat Filippone, June 18, 2014
1. James K. Polk Marker
Inscription.  U.S. President, 1845-49. Born nearby in house no longer standing. Land & reconstructed buildings now State Historic Site.
 
Erected 1990 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number L 78.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics.
 
Location. 35° 4.618′ N, 80° 53.009′ W. Marker is in Pineville, North Carolina, in Mecklenburg County. Marker is at the intersection of Lancaster Highway and James K Polk Road (County Highway 3640), on the right when traveling north on Lancaster Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12031 Lancaster Hwy, Pineville NC 28134, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Trading Path (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Catawba Indian Reservation (approx. 2.1 miles away); North Carolina / South Carolina (approx. 2.2 miles away); Springfield Plantation (approx. 3.2 miles away in South Carolina); The Revolution in the Backcountry/ Sumter's Camp at Clems Branch
Visitor Center Entrance Sign image. Click for full size.
By Pat Filippone
2. Visitor Center Entrance Sign
(approx. 3.6 miles away in South Carolina); General Paul R. Younts Expressway (approx. 3.7 miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. 5.6 miles away in South Carolina); Jefferson Davis's Flight South, April 26-27, 1865 (approx. 5.7 miles away in South Carolina). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pineville.
 
Original House Location Monument image. Click for full size.
By Pat Filippone
3. Original House Location Monument
Original House Location Monument image. Click for full size.
By Pat Filippone, June 18, 2014
4. Original House Location Monument
Visitor Center image. Click for full size.
By Pat Filippone, June 18, 2014
5. Visitor Center
James K. Polk Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel
6. James K. Polk Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 8, 2018, by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California. This page has been viewed 126 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 8, 2018, by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California.   6. submitted on March 2, 2020, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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