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:
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.