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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.
Photographed 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 and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #11 James K. Polk, and the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1795.
 
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 walking distance of this marker. James Knox Polk Birthplace (within shouting distance of this marker); Mecklenburg Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (within shouting distance of this marker); President James K. Polk S.H.S. (about
James K. Polk Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel
2. James K. Polk Marker
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500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Trading Path (about 500 feet away); The Polk Farm (about 600 feet away); Cotton on the Polk Farm (about 600 feet away); Tobacco in the Piedmont (about 600 feet away); The President James K. Polk State Historic Site (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pineville.
 
Visitor Center Entrance Sign image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Pat Filippone
3. Visitor Center Entrance Sign
Visitor Center image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Pat Filippone, June 18, 2014
4. Visitor Center
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 17, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 8, 2018, by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California. This page has been viewed 194 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 8, 2018, by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California.   2. submitted on March 2, 2020, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3, 4. submitted on April 8, 2018, by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 26, 2022