Friday, August 11, 2017

Fact of the Day: Big Georgia

In its early history the modern U.S. State of Georgia was much bigger. When it emerged as a British colony, it included most of modern day Alabama and Mississippi. 

12 comments:

Christine said...

Interesting.

Su-sieee! Mac said...

I didn't know that. I'll be ready for Jeopardy. :-)

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Pat Hatt said...

Never knew it got chopped up.

Emmylou said...

I heard Georgia is lovely:)

Mój sposób na modę said...

Great post, very interestingly you write

Jimmy said...

Interesting how territories have changed throughout the years.

JACKIESUE said...

Texas was 3 times bigger back then too.

Martha said...

That is interesting.

stephen Hayes said...

True if other states as well, like Massachusetts which once contained New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine.

Huggybear said...

Well the State of Georgia did do one sensible thing - got rid of bloody Alabama and Mississippi.
Colin

Fundy Blue said...

there is so much I don't know! I'd really like to see more of the southeaster USA.