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U.S. Naval Academy Was Formed


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President James K. Polk, between 1855 and 1865.

President James Polk opened the U.S. Naval Academy

CREDIT: President James K. Polk, half-length portrait, seated, facing right, 1855-1865. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. Reproduction Number LC-USZ62-13011.



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