Presidents Day is observed on the third Monday in February. Established in 1885, Presidents Day was created by the federal government to recognize President George Washington, born on February 22, 1732, for his contributions to the nation. While the day officially recognizes Washington, over time, the holiday has become an opportunity to honor Abraham Lincoln, […]
Legends of Tuskegee links to three sites that look at the achievements and impact of Booker T. Washington, George Washington Carver, and the Tuskegee Airmen. In addition to general historical information, it includes snapshots of original documents and objects from the three museums and narratives that tie the three sites together.
Presidents’ Day is observed on the third Monday in February in honor of George Washington’s and Abraham Lincoln’s February birthdays. Dig into some presidential history, uncover some cool facts about the White House, and find some creative and free ways to celebrate the holiday with your kids. 1. Visit a National Park for […]