Update: All four books have been claimed. I have four free books I’ll send to the first person who wants them. Send me an e-mail (jacksonianamerica at gmail dot com) or a tweet (@markcheathem). The first is volume 2 of the Sellers biography of James K. Polk. It’s a softcover book, and the interior isContinue reading “Free Polk Biography and Battle of New Orleans Study”
As I take a break for the Thanksgiving holiday, enjoy this life portrait of James K. Polk. This video was part of a series on U.S. presidents produced by C-Span in the late 1990s. Blog posts will resume on Monday, Nov. 29. Happy Thanksgiving!
Found this on Twitter and thought it was irreverently hilarious. Personally, I like the Polk song the best: HT to @USHistoryBlog.com.
My parents recently visited the Natural Bridge Wax Museum in Virginia. There were a number of famous and historic personalities portrayed, including Ben Franklin and other founders of the Republic, some indistinguishable frontiersmen and Native Americans, a security guard, and a postman. Oh, and they took a photo of the wax figure of Andrew Jackson, displayedContinue reading “Waxing Eloquent about Jackson”