Sites honoring America's lesser-known presidents face budget woes as lawmakers look for cuts

  • by: JEFFREY COLLINS , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 3, 2013 - 2:00 PM

PINEVILLE, N.C. — Supporters of a North Carolina museum honoring James K. Polk, America's 11th president, are learning a lesson that's hitting home at other monuments to lesser-known American leaders: Government spending on their memorial sites is declining, so private money and grants had better be found quickly.

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