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Presidents’ Day in United States of America 2019

When is Presidents’ Day?

Monday,
18th February, 2019

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Presidents’ Day falls on the third Monday in the month of February every year.

Presidents’ Day is a public Holiday in the United States that is set aside to honor all former presidents of the United States, dead or alive. It is the exact same day as the birthday of George Washington, who was the first president.

The day honors the work as well as the life of past presidents. Several states also pay special attention to Abraham Lincoln who was born in the mid-February, only a day to the Holiday.

Some US states do not celebrate Presidents’ Day: Delaware, Florida, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, North Carolina, Rhode Island.

It is celebrated to honor the life and work of George Washington and other past presidents of the United States. George Washington was the first president of the United States of America. He served as president between 1789 and 1793 in the first term and again from 1793 to 1797 in his second time.

He worked in the military before becoming the president, leading Continental Army to defeat the British in the year 1783. He is seen as one of the significant figures in the founding of the United States and in history as a Leading American politician.

We celebrate to honor our past presidents for making the United States the land it is today. We are prosperous in anything we undertake, a courtesy to our previous presidents.

Presidents’ Day is also referred as:

  • George Washington Day: Virginia, Wisconsin
  • George Washington / Thomas Jefferson Birthday: Alabama
  • George Washington’s Birthday: Mississippi
  • George Washington’s Birthday / President’s Day: South Carolina
  • George Washington’s Birthday and Daisy Gatson Bates Day: Arkansas
  • Lincoln/Washington / Presidents’ Day: Arizona
  • Lincoln’s and Washington’s Birthday: Montana
  • President’s Day: Alaska, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming
  • Washington and Lincoln Day: Utah
  • Washington’s Birthday: Connecticut, Georgia, Indiana, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York
  • Washington’s Birthday / President’s Day: Illinois, Maine

It is a public holiday designated in the federal laws.

The holiday is voted as a federal holiday by federal government’s policies.

There is no school on George Washington Day. Schools remain closed.

The post office is closed on the holiday day.

All Stock markets are open, include: New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), National Association Of Securities Dealers Automated Quotation System (NASDAQ), American Stock Exchange (Amex), BSE, BEX, BOX, CBOE, CBOT, CME, CHX, ISE, MS4X, NSX, PHLX.

Academies, Universities, government offices, city offices are closed and also most of the banks.

  • Town and city halls: Closed
  • Massachusetts state courts: Closed.
  • U.S. District Court in Springfield: Closed
  • Springfield Armory National Historic Site: Open.
  • Massachusetts State Parks: Open but specific parks.
  • Businesses
  • Retailers: Open
  • UPS: Open

Store and malls work on limited time. Parks  are open.

Presidents’ Day is a relaxing day, and people rest to celebrate former executive leaders.

The American Presidents’ Day usually falls on the 3rd Monday in February in the US. Some states call it Washington’s Birthday, named after George Washington, who was the first president of the America.

The day is meant to commemorate George Washington and all other presidents in the history of America.

In 1879, it became a federal holiday. That is why many states still choose to call this day Presidents’ Day in place of Washington’s Birthday. Additionally, some states celebrate the birthday of Abraham Lincoln on this day.

There are crafts projects for elementary school, preschool, and kindergarten children. The crafts use materials found around the house, like egg cartons, cardboard, paper, boxes, and strings and are in different colors.

President George Washington’s favorite foods incorporated nuts and fish. President John Adams, while known for disapproving of culinary excess, had a soft spot for Madeira wine.

George Washington had a fondness for cherries, especially Cherry Bounce; a brandy drank popular in the 18th century. The president enjoyed the drink so much. Americans celebrate the holiday with a recipe of cherry.

The day people celebrate national observance of George Washington.

Visiting the late president burial is free, and people take photos at Donald W. Raymond Museum.

American citizens and organizations register to participate in the Presidents day celebration.

During the ceremony, citizens tour Mansions and watch the chocolate historical made demonstrations. They also meet Aladdin Camel. People come to George Washington home.

Several masks of the past presidents and are used by children playing costumes to commemorate the day.

The day is also acknowledged as fasting and prayer day. There was the duration of 47 years running from 1815 to 1812 as a presidential prayer proclamation.

American stores sales the products most on this particular day.

The president’s day t-shirts which are a fun craft to make with the kiddos while they are out of school today. Although perfect for Presidents’ Day, they are cute and clever enough to wear year round.

The film of 1988 Tommy Lee Jones, Chad Lowe was from the Howard Fast writing. It portrays the battle of Lexington. It relates to George Washington war troops.

Margaret McNamara published a perfect picture book biography winning an award in Yorker artist Barry. The story is a complete compilation funny story of George Washington’s 7th birthday. Here readers will discover myths and truths about George Washington.

5 Presidents’ Day Important Facts

  1. President’s Day is celebrated on the third Monday in February every year.
  2. Presidents’ Day is a public Holiday in the United States
  3. President’s Day is celebrated to honor the past presidents.
  4. In 1879, it became a federal holiday. That is why many states still choose to call this day President’s Day in place of Washington’s Birthday.
  5. In this holiday there are crafts projects for elementary school, preschool, and kindergarten children.

Upcoming holidays in the United States

Thu, Mar 01, 2018
Purim
Thu, Mar 01, 2018
St. David's Day
Fri, Mar 02, 2018
Read Across America Day
Fri, Mar 02, 2018
Employee Appreciation Day
Sun, Mar 11, 2018
Daylight Saving Time starts
Sat, Mar 17, 2018
Tue, Mar 20, 2018
March equinox
Sun, Mar 25, 2018
Palm Sunday
Thu, Mar 29, 2018
Maundy Thursday
Wed, Mar 30, 2018
Sat, Mar 31, 2018
Holy Saturday
Sat, Mar 31, 2018
Sun, Apr 01, 2018

Click here to see all Holidays in the United State of America

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