History of Presidents Day: More than just Washington and Lincoln?

Presidents Day History

George Washington

  • Adams and Hancock went to Harvard
  • Madison went to Princeton (College of New Jersey)
  • Jay, Livingston, and Hamilton went to Columbia (King’s College)
  • But Washington went to War.

Abraham Lincoln

Presidents Day: Two Great Ones

The first man is remembered for selfless deeds who served as first President when he might have been King. The other for his great words that began to heal a nation after the largest battle ever fought on American soil. As Lincoln remembered those who fought and died at the Battle of Gettysburg, he concluded:

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