Monday, October 21, 2013

Fact of the Day: Columbia

The capital of South Carolina, Columbia is named after Columbia which was a female personification of America that pre-dated Uncle Sam and the Statue of Liberty.  

13 comments:

Anonymous said...

Interesting! I do enjoy these facts.

Holy Ghost Writer said...

Never knew that one

Just Keepin It Real, Folks! said...

Wow that's cool. Great city too!

Optimistic Existentialist said...

Now that's one of the coolest random facts that I've ever read on here.

DEZMOND said...

such delight

Margaret-whiteangel said...

Fancy that!

A Beer for the Shower said...

That's a pretty damn cool fact, and yet, I hope no one ever commemorates me with female personification.

Pilar Domínguez said...

Interesting fact! Kisses:)

Dana said...

Very cool—I didn't know that!

I'm glad to be back for all your great facts. Have a happy Monday, Adam! ☺

Anna-Alina said...

Interesting!!!

Christine said...

Good to know this.

Pat Hatt said...

That is a neat fact indeed

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Something new I learned today!