Washington's Birthday is observed the third Monday of February in honor George Washington, the first President of the United States. This date is commonly called Presidents' Day and many groups honor the legacy of past presidents on this date. This is a federal holiday, but the university usually remains open and has classes.
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Presidents' Day Recipes Make one of these dishes to compliment your Presidents' Day activities Haven't celebrated this federal holiday in the past? Why not start this year? Honor one of our past presidents by serving one of these dishes.