Grand Avenue, Jefferson S. Polk Residence

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Title

Grand Avenue, Jefferson S. Polk Residence

Herndon Hall - Home of late Jefferson S. Polk

Subject

Houses;
Historic buildings;
Trees;
Porches;
Driveways;
Trellises;
Balconies

Description

This house on Grand Avenue was built in 1883 and is still standing. It was the home of Jefferson S. Polk and his wife Julia. Mr. Polk was born in Kentucky on February 18, 1831. He came to Des Moines in 1855 as a lawyer. He was a founder and promoter of the railway in Des Moines and was the president of Des Moines City Railroad Company. Mr. Polk died on November 3, 1907. The house is listed on The National Register of Historic Places.

Publisher

Chicago, Il. : S. J. Clarke Publishing Co.

Date

1911

2005/06/03

Rights

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Coverage

2000 Grand Ave.

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