Society Holidays Presidents' Day
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Until 1971, the United States observed both February 12 and February 22 federal public holidays. On February 12, the nation honored the birthday of Abraham Lincoln, and on February 22, the nation honored the birthday of George Washington.

In 1971 President Richard Nixon issued a proclamation establishing Presidents' Day, a single federal public holiday, which would honor all presidents of the United States of America. Presidents' Day is observed on the 3rd Monday of February.

Sites included in this category focus on observances of Presidents' Day. Specific information about George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, or other U.S. presidents is available in linked categories.

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Annie's Presidents Day Page
Reflects on the holiday from a Christian perspective.
Presidential Factfile
Features extensive collection of presidential trivia.
Presidents' Day at FamilyEducation.com
Online quizzes about past U.S. presidents and discussion ideas for families.
Presidents' Day or Washington's Birthday?
Describes the development of the holiday, links to presidential and first lady biographies, and trivia.
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