Presidents’ Day weekend is intended to honor both George Washington and Abraham Lincoln and provide a three day break. More of us know it as a long weekend filled with mattress and appliance sales.
The origin of Presidents’ Day dates back to the 1880s, when the February 22nd celebration of Washington’s birthday was first named a federal holiday. Disneyland capitalized on the day off, releasing a print ad using cartoon characters playing the fife and drum to invite families to spend the day at Disneyland. Read More