Monday, December 2, 2013

Fact of the Day: Jackson City

The capital of Mississippi, Jackson is named after the then-General Andrew Jackson. It was named to honor his victory at the Battle of New Orleans. Andrew Jackson would later become President of the United States.  

19 comments:

  1. That is one I actually knew, who knew

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  2. Did you know that The War of 1812 was over when The battle of New Orleans was fought? News traveled so slowly back then that the battle was fought anyway.

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  3. And he's the face of the $20 bill? This guy is going places.

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  4. Another interesting fact! Have a happy Monday. ☺

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  5. Thanks for sharing that bit of trivia!

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  6. Nice career, I would say...

    Have a fantastic day,
    -Kati

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  7. My sister lives in Mississippi and we have been to historical history of Jackson several times.

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  8. Very interessant fact, Jackson is a beautiful city :)

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  9. i don't like him. i may like his city though.

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