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Rattle & Snap Plantation

Location: Maury Co., TN
Constructed: 1842-45

History: Built by George Washington Polk and his wife, Sallie Hilliard, in 1842-1845 on land inherited from his Revolutionary War hero father, Col. William Polk of North Carolina.

Notes: One of several "Polk Places" in Maury County. Others: Polk Home, including adjacent Sister's Home, St. John's at Ashwood, Hamilton Place, and The Athenaeum

Associated Surnames: Polk


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