Birthday Lessons in May

Visit Jenn at Mama Jenn to learn more about inventor and engineer Elijah McKoy. Mr. McKoy was born May 2, 1844. Visit Erica at Homeschooler Confessions to learn more about the famous composer Johannes Brahms, who was born May 7, 1833. Visit Tricia at Hodge Podge to...

President’s Day or George Washington’s Birthday?

President’s Day or George Washington’s Birthday?

With the arrival of February, it's time to brush up on everything you know about President's Day! Or is it George Washington's birthday? Perhaps it's Washington's and Lincoln's birthdays combined? My Google Calendar calls it Presidents' Day, but the national archives record it as George Washington's Birthday only. What exactly are we celebrating here?