Finding All Things Presidential At PCHSearch&Win!

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Hello Searchers!

Did you know that Presidents’ Day—that’s right, the third Monday in February that allows most workers and students all across America to enjoy a 3-day weekend—was the very first federal holiday to celebrate the life of an individual American? But do you know who that one American was? Well curious PCH fans, it was established in recognition of our very first President, George Washington.

Presidents' Day

In fact, PCH searchers, Presidents’ Day was originally known as Washington’s Birthday, celebrated on his actual birth date February 22 well into the 20th Century. Then, in 1968 Congress passed the Monday Holiday Law. One of the conditions of this act changed the observance of Washington’s Birthday from February 22nd to the third Monday in February. Ironically, now the holiday would never be celebrated on Washington’s actual birthday, as the third Monday in February cannot fall any later than February 21! How did I learn all this? Well I went straight to PCHSearch&Win and simply typed in “curious about Presidents’ Day”. Wow! Just for starters, I learned more fascinating facts like this…

• Each of our 50 states calls the shots to decide how to celebrate Presidents’ Day and even what to call it!

• Alabama celebrates Washington and Jefferson Day, named for Thomas Jefferson, our nation’s third President.

• Massachusetts celebrates Washington Day in February. It also celebrates Presidents’ Day to honor the Presidents who came from New England.

• The state of Virginia, Washington’s home state, celebrates George Washington Day.

Presidents’ Day traditions vary from state to state. What traditions does your state celebrate? Find out at PCHSearch&Win! It’s like a Presidential Library that’s always open and no library card is required. PCHSearch&Win is full of exciting, fun and even strange facts just waiting for you to discover! After you log on, with your first search of the day you’ll be entered to win the life-changing PCH SuperPrize… as well as other amazing instant prizes like home appliances, gift cards and… yes… plenty of “Washingtons,” “Lincolns,” and “Jacksons!”

Happy Presidents' Day

Well PCH Searchers, are you feeling powerful with all this great presidential info? Have your family and friends join in the fun! Visit PCHSearch&Win and search for topics like… children in the White House, Presidential pets, virtual tour of the White House, youngest President, first ladies, funny former jobs Presidents held…. The possibilities are endless with PCHSearch&Win.

In honor of Washington’s Birthday, Lincoln’s Birthday and all our great leaders, Happy Searching,


Emmi S.

PCH Creative

P.S. What is your favorite or most interesting presidential fact? Comment below.



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