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Shaping A Nation Exhibit

  • Dates: October 1, 2022 - October 30, 2022
  • Recurrence: every week on Sunday until October 30, 2022
  • Location: President James K. Polk Home & Museum
  • 301 W. 7th Street
  • Columbia, TN 38401
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • Overview


    Polk Presidential Hall will host a new, original exhibition guest curated by Dr. Tim Johnson of @lipscombuniversity, author of For Duty and Honor: Tennessee’s Mexican War Experience. The exhibition is funded in part by the Tennessee Wars Commission.

    This exhibition will bring together artifacts from the Polk Home’s collection as well as institutions around Tennessee, including @tnstatemuseum and @tnlibarchives to tell the story of Tennesseans in the Mexican-American War.

    Make plans to experience this temporary exhibition as a part of your Polk Home tour or on its own. Group reservations are also available!