Who was the 11th President? He was a former Governor of Tennessee and oversaw the opening of the US Naval Academy, the Smithsonian Institution and issuance of the first postage stamp.
President and Mrs. Polk are buried at the Tennessee State Capital along with William Strickland.
Strickland, a noted Philadelphia architect designed Tennessee State Capital building and the tower of Independence Hall in Philadelphia.
It is nice to see that Nashville not only serves up good portion of country music but also offers a modest piece of American history as well.