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Columbia in Maury County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Jane Knox Polk Chapter

Daughters of the American Revolution

 

— Columbia, Tennessee —

 
Jane Knox Polk Chapter Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, June 6, 2020
1. Jane Knox Polk Chapter Marker
Inscription.  

Organized in April 1895, the Jane Knox Chapter was named in Honor of Jane Knox Polk whose father, James Knox, was a Captain in the Revolutionary War, her husband, Samuel Polk who was a Colonel in the Revolutionary War, and her son, James Knox Polk, the eleventh President of the United States.

In recognition of her and her family's legacy Jane Knox Chapter changed their name to Jane Knox Polk Chapter in 2017.

The Jane Knox Polk DAR Chapter is a dedicated supporter of the Historic Greenwood Cemetery.

Their mission is Historic Preservation, Education, and Patriotism.
 
Erected 2017 by Jane Knox Polk Chapter, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesCharity & Public WorkFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Former U.S. Presidents: #11 James K. Polk series lists.
 
Location.
Jane Knox Polk Chapter Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, June 6, 2020
2. Jane Knox Polk Chapter Marker
35° 37.153′ N, 87° 2.02′ W. Marker is in Columbia, Tennessee, in Maury County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of West 4th Street and North Main Street. The marker is located in Greenwood Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia TN 38401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Polk Family (here, next to this marker); Camille Leonie Herndon (a few steps from this marker); Greenwood (within shouting distance of this marker); Saint Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Freedmen's Savings Bank and Trust Company (approx. ¼ mile away); Nelson House Hotel (approx. ¼ mile away); Bethel House Hotel (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Princess Theatre (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 10, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 10, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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