Presidents' Day

Presidents' Day
The holiday originally just celebrated Washington, but Lincoln was added due to his popularity in most of the country.

It's almost Washington's birthday! The holiday is always the 3rd Monday of February, but his birthday is Feb. 22. 
Learn more about the holiday, its history, and the presidents.

Presidential Factfile | Presidents' Day Quiz | Presidents' Day or Washington's Birthday?

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