Saturday, March 15, 2008

Andrew Jackson born

March 15, 1767
Andrew Jackson born
Andrew Jackson is born in the Garden of the Waxhaws, South Carolina.
The son of Irish immigrants, Jackson spent much of his early life in the rough-and-tumble frontier regions of South Carolina and Tennessee. His father died from injuries sustained while lifting a heavy log, and his mother was left with few resources to support the family. Jackson received only a minimal formal education, but he learned a great deal about the practical realities of frontier life by mixing with the rowdy frontiersmen around him.

at our library- 921 Jackson

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