Near Climax in Polk County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Organized July 20, 1858.
This memorial erected in 1966 in honor of
James Knox Polk
1795 - 1849
Eleventh President of the United States,
and the pioneer settlers
Placed by Old Settlers Memorial Ass’n Inc.
Erected 1966 by Old Settlers Memorial Association, Inc.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #11 James K. Polk series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 20, 1858.
Location. 47° 36.479′ N, 96° 50.936′ W. Marker is near Climax, Minnesota, in Polk County. Marker is at the intersection of Highway 7 and Highway 220, on the left when traveling east on Highway 7. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Climax MN 56523, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 16, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 10, 2022, by James A Macdonald of Thief River Falls, Minnesota. This page has been viewed 70 times since then and 21 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on April 10, 2022, by James A Macdonald of Thief River Falls, Minnesota. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.