Monthly Archives: June 2012

Tree-stump chair

The rustic movement of the mid-nineteenth century was characterized by designs that were made to look like they were from the country. Elegant and slim curved lines in furniture gave way to bulkier and heavier forms made from pieces that … Continue reading

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President James Knox Polk’s Last Words

James Knox Polk was born at Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, on November 2, 1795.  Polk was an accomplished politician representing Tennessee in Congress and serving as Speaker of the House of Representatives (1835–1839).  He was later elected Governor of Tennessee … Continue reading

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