TITLE

Presidents' Day

PUB. DATE
February 2001
SOURCE
Scholastic News -- Edition 2;Feb2001, Vol. 57 Issue 5, following p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explains that February 19 is celebrated as President's Day in the United States in honor of Presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln.
ACCESSION #
4151354

 

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