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Cooking for the (future) President: James K. Polk State Historic Site

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On January 24, 2018, we visited the President James K. Polk State Historic Site where we explored foodways. Watch volunteer cooks prepare foods from when the future president was a boy, around 1805.

Check out some “receipts” from the event, engage students with the lesson “Where Do Our Foods Come From?”, and explore the President James K. Polk Historic Site’s kitchen and garden with activities and additional resources.