Columbia in Maury County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
James Knox Polk
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3D 39.)
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, the National Historic Landmarks, and the Tennessee Historical Commission series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1816.
Location. 35° 36.908′ N, 87° 2.246′ W. Marker is in Columbia, Tennessee, in Maury County. Marker is on West 7th Street (State Highway 99) near South High Street. Marker is located in front of James K Polk Ancestral Home. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 301 West Seventh Street, 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. James K. Polk House (a few steps from this marker); St. Peter's Church (Episcopal) Bethel House Hotel / The Princess Theatre (about 400 feet away); Site of the First Law Office of James Knox Polk (about 500 feet away); The Forrest-Gould Affair (approx. 0.2 miles away); James Edwin R. Carpenter (approx. 0.2 miles away); Maury County War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Andrew Johnson (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
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