President James K. Polk North Carolina State Historic Site pays tribute to our 11th president and presents living history that brings the early 19th century to life. It’s always free to visit.
The historic site presents many events, and most of them are free to attend.
Here’s what’s coming up:
Saturday, August 12th, 2017
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Join us for our final program of the summer: a kids’ bubble day! This program will feature a series of activities including arts & crafts, bubble-making stations, water play areas …and more!
Light, cooling refreshments and take-home treats will be provided.
Inalienable Rights: Living History through the Eyes of the Enslaved
Saturday, September 30th, 2017
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Families are invited to encounter folks in every corner of our living history village, where they will learn more about the life experiences of enslaved peoples. Interpreters will tell stories and present lectures related to the lives of enslaved African Americans. In addition, interpreters will demonstrate various skills, including cooking, quilting, brick-making and blacksmithing.