The News Editorial: Understanding federal holidays

 

February 22, 2024



Today, Thursday, Feb. 22, is President George Washington’s Birthday. It was observed on Monday, a federal holiday. Most people observed this as Presidents’ Day.

The official holiday, however is George Washington’s Birthday and was intended to honor one of our founding fathers, a decorated general and our nation’s first president.

I began this research into his birthday and the February...



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