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Polk Cemetery - 4C 27 - Bolivar, TN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 35° 15.132 W 088° 59.629
16S E 318608 N 3902833
Quick Description: Contributing site in historic district.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 5/16/2018 5:42:35 AM
Waymark Code: WMY9P5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
Views: 2

Long Description:

County of marker: Hardeman County
Location of marker: Matilda St. & S. Union St., Bolivar
Erectedby: Tennessee Historical Commission

Marker text:

4C   27
POLK CEMETERY
The land was acquired by James R. Polk, Jr., and others on October 23, 1845 as a family cemetery for the descendants of Ezekiel Polk. Colonel Polk, the patriarch of the Polk family in Tennessee, was the grandfather of President James Knox Polk. The elder Polk was instrumental in framing the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence and served in the Revolutionary War. He lived in Maury County before settling in Hardeman County.

Marker Name: Polk Cemetery

Marker Location: City

Type of Marker: Person

Marker Number: 4C 27

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Tennessee Historical Commission


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