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:

Kay said...

Another interesting fact!

Margaret-whiteangel said...

My, that is interesting.

Holy Ghost Writer said...

That one I knew

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Interesting stuff!

Optimistic Existentialist said...

Nice fact Adam. Happy Monday sir.

Pilar Domínguez said...

Interesting fact! Nice day, Adam:)

DEZMOND said...

what bushy eyebrows he had

Pat Hatt said...

That is one I actually knew, who knew

Debra She Who Seeks said...

"In 1815, took a little trip . . . ."

stephen Hayes said...

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.

A Beer for the Shower said...

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

Dana said...

Another interesting fact! Have a happy Monday. ☺

Theresa Mahoney said...

Thanks for sharing that bit of trivia!

Christine said...

neat fact

Kati said...

Nice career, I would say...

Have a fantastic day,
-Kati

LV said...

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

Gloria Baker said...

nice fact Adam!!

Caro * said...

Very interessant fact, Jackson is a beautiful city :)

Teddi said...

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