Presidents’ Day in America

Presidents’ Day in America – History and facts about the executive holiday Every year on the third Monday in February (February 18th, 2019), America celebrates Presidents’ Day. The holiday was originally established in the late 1800s to celebrate George Washington’s birthday and was recognized on February 22nd, his actual birthday.... Read more

Betsy Ross

Who is Betsy Ross?

Legend has it that George Washington personally asked Betsy Ross to sew the first American Flag in 1776. However, it is just that: a legend. There was little, if any, record keeping during that time in history, so much of the Betsy Ross tale has passed on from each generation.... Read more