Slide2: Title: Presidents’ Day in America
By C Bohannon-Brown
PEN # 2920
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Slide3: Copyright 2008 Slide4: We celebrate Presidents’ Day every
third Monday in February. Slide5: We honor President George Washington and President Abraham Lincoln on that day. George Washington Abraham Lincoln Slide6: George Washington was the first (1st) President of the United States. Slide7: Abraham Lincoln was the sixteenth (16th)
President of the United States. Slide8: George Washington was born on February 22, 1732. Slide9: Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809. Slide10: Before 1971, people celebrated these
birthdays on different dates. Washington’s Birthday Lincoln’s Birthday Slide11: It was in 1971 that George Washington and Abraham Lincoln were honored on the first Presidents’ Day.
Slide12: Since 1971, people have celebrated these birthdays on the third Monday in February. 24 31 Presidents’ Day Slide13: Today, some people celebrate all American Presidents on Presidents’ Day.
Slide14: Presidents’ Day: What Does it Mean?
The History Place: George Washington Picture Gallery
President Abraham Lincoln Pictures
Portraits of All United States Presidents (through 2008)