Although we officially celebrate it on the third Monday of February each year, George Washington’s birthday is February 22, 1732. Many happy returns, President Washington! If you are interested in knowing more about our first president, Mount Vernon, George Washington’s estate, maintains a website devoted to all things George. You can even subscribe to his daily blog!
As a humble gift to the legacy of George Washington and the men who followed him, we offer a few fun presidential facts. Earlier this month was the anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth; however, the month with the most presidential birthdays remains October, with six. In addition to being a statesman and lawyer, Abraham Lincoln was a licensed bartender and co-owner of an Illinois saloon. Andrew Jackson was involved in over 100 duels and carried bullets from two of them in his body throughout his life. Full Story »