July 30th, 2011 by admin
Charlotte, North Carolina is a vibrant modern city with a great deal of excitement. This city encompasses a vast variety of attractions for visitors and residents alike. One of these attractions is the James K. Polk Historic Site.
Inside Mecklenburg County contains the land and replicated homestead where the 11th President of the United States was born, James Knox Polk. He was born on a 150 acre farm in the beautiful North Carolina countryside on November 2 of 1975. Relocating to Tennessee at age 11 and beginning his academics there- he eventually moved back to his native state to attend the University of North Carolina.Never heard of this before? Get up to speed here.
This and much more can be learned about our 11th President by visiting the James K. Polk Historic Site. The site contains a log house, kitchen and barn that represent the lifestyle of those in the early 1800′s. The visitor center contains a film about the President, his life, and exciting Presidency that shaped our country into what it is today.
A trip to the Charlotte area is not complete without a visit to the James K. Polk Historic Site. It is easy to get to and best of all, admission is free of charge
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