This is Buzzy's Country Store blog designed to keep you apprised of what's going on at the Store. Buzzy's is a general store located in St. Mary's County, Southern Maryland near Pt. Lookout State Park. Buzzy and Jean Ridgell purchased the Store from Jean's father Harry Raley in 1953. Buzzy operated it until his passing in 2009. His son J. Scott Ridgell is the current owner.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Who Says History Doesn't Matter?

Here is something that occurred on this day in 1825.  John Quincy Adams, despite losing the popular vote to Andrew Jackson, was elected President by the House of Representatives thanks to Henry Clay.  Ironically, the 1824 election was the first one to count the popular vote even though, as is the case today, it did not mean anything.

For some reason, this song came to mind:

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