Historian Russell Hooper will present the free public program "Commander Matthew Fontaine Maury and the Founding of the United States Naval Academy" at 7 p.m. at St. Peter's Episcopal Church adjacent to the Polk Sisters' House.
Polk’s America Discussion Group
Started in 1998, Polk’s America Discussion Group is a monthly program that strives to educate and entertain the public on topics related to the period 1800-1850. The programs are free and open to the public, and feature a different speaker each month. Such topics as the Mexican War, continental expansion, reform movements, biography, politics, and material culture are just a few of the topics covered. Polk’s America meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:00pm at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, next door to the Polk Sisters’ House.
Fore more information, call (931) 388-2354.
The James K. Polk Home and Museum is located at 301 W. 7th Street in downtown Columbia, TN.
Free parking is available in the lot across 7th Street or along High Street on the east side of the main house.