President James K. Polk State Historic Site

12031 Lancaster Hwy.
Pineville, NC 28134- Map It
(704) 889-7145

AAA Editor Notes

President James K. Polk State Historic Site, 2.5 mi. s. of I-485 exit 65 on Old US 521 (Lancaster Hwy.), preserves the birthplace of James K. Polk, 11th president of the United States. A 12-minute film in the museum and displays in the visitor center depict his life. Picnicking is permitted. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
Free.
Hours: Tues.-Sat. 9-5. Guided 30-minute tours of a restored 19th-century homestead are offered. Most tours are given on the half-hour starting 30 minutes after opening. Last tour begins 45 minutes before closing. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas.