Charleston in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
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."
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary • Women. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #07 Andrew Jackson series list. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1781.
Location. 32° 47.074′ N, 79° 56.267′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. 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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charleston SC 29424, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wilson-Sottile House (within shouting distance of this marker); Nine College WayCollege of Charleston (about 300 feet away); The Farr House (about 500 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 (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map 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.
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 19, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 922 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 19, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.