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Elizabeth Jackson

 
 
Elizabeth Jackson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 6, 2012
1. Elizabeth Jackson Marker
Inscription.
Near this spot is buried,
Elizabeth Jackson,
Mother of President Andrew Jackson,
She gave her life cheerfully for
the independence of her country,
on an unrecorded date in Nov, 1781,
and to her son Andy this advice:
"Andy, never tell a lie,
nor take what is not your own,
nor sue for slander,
settle those cases yourself."

 
Location. 32° 47.074′ N, 79° 56.267′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Click for map. Located on College of Charleston Campus at the Robert Scott Small Bldg., Cougar Mall The outdoor common area located between Maybank Hall and the Robert Scott Small Building. It was formerly called Maybank Mall/Cougar Plaza. Marker is in this post office area: Charleston SC 29424, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nine College Way (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); College of Charleston (about 300 feet away); Kornahrens-Guenveur House (about 600 feet away); Cameron House (about 700 feet away); William Blacklock House (about 700 feet away); The Siege of Charleston, 1780
Elizabeth Jackson Marker seen along Cougar Mall image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 6, 2012
2. Elizabeth Jackson Marker seen along Cougar Mall
(about 800 feet away); Marion Square (approx. 0.2 miles away); Benjamin Lucas House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Charleston.
 
Regarding Elizabeth Jackson. Elizabeth Jackson chose to volunteer as a nurse aboard a pair of British prison ships in the Charleston harbor that had been stricken with cholera and smallpox. A few weeks later, she contracted the disease and died.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. study marker shown.
 
Also see . . .  Elizabeth Jackson - Mother of Andrew Jackson by Louise Pettus. ...Elizabeth Hutchison (Jackson), died while nursing her nephews aboard a British prison ship. ... (Submitted on April 19, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Elizabeth Jackson Marker amid the campus of the College of Charleston image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 6, 2012
3. Elizabeth Jackson Marker amid the campus of the College of Charleston
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 624 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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