Day 226 April 7th 2008 Obfuscator writes: Having decided the night before to set our sights more definitely on home, we abruptly turned away from home, and back to the southwest. Our goal for the day was Jackson, MS. We hadn't spent enough time in Mississippi to satisfy us, and the capitol seemed a likely place to start.
After a fairly lengthy drive, we arrived in Jackson, and made our first stop at the Old Capitol ... read more
North America » United States » Mississippi » Vicksburg Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more