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Polk Hall Known in its early years as West Riding Hall, this building was completed in 1908 and served until after World War II as one of two indoor riding halls.

The building was named in honor of General James H. Polk who became the Chief of Tactics at the Ground General School, Fort Riley, following World War II.


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