Washington in Adams County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Andrew Jackson at Washington
Here, on April 22, 1815, over 200 citizens of the Old Natchez District entertained General Andrew Jackson on his return from the victory over the British at the Battle of New Orleans, January 8, 1815.
Erected 1978 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
Location. 31° 34.784′ N, 91° 18.035′ W. Marker is in Washington, Mississippi, in Adams County. Marker is on Jefferson College Street near U.S. 61, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington MS 39190, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jefferson Military College (a few steps from this marker); Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. John W. Monette (within shouting distance of this marker); The President's House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Washington Campground (about 700 feet away); Elizabeth Female Academy (approx. 0.6 miles away); Site of Elizabeth Female College (approx. 0.6 miles away); Foster Mounds (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
Categories. • Notable Persons • War of 1812 •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 18, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 86 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 18, 2017.