Presidents Day

By - 2/18/19 - 8:51 am
Proclaiming a day for George Washington in 1800 by John Adams

On Jan. 6, 1800, our own John Adams, then serving as president in the nation's capital of Philadelpha, declared a national day of mourning for George Washington, who had died less than a month earlier. The date chosen was Washington's birthday - Feb. 22.

Massachusetts declared its own day of mourning for Feb. 22 that year as well: Read more.

By - 2/17/14 - 11:31 am
Teddy Roosevelt at Boston City Hall, 1912.

Teddy Roosevelt at Boston City Hall

Leslie Jones had a long career as a news photographer. Among other things, he took photos of presidents from Roosevelt to Kennedy. On this Presidents Day, here are some of his photos.

William Howard Taft at Harvard Stadium:

By - 2/17/14 - 9:52 am
Snow in Haverhill

Todd Prussman noticed some interesting shadows in the snow at Winnekenni Park in Haverhill yesterday.

Copyright Todd Prussman. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 2/21/11 - 6:43 pm

George

Historygradguy ambled around the MFA today.

By - 2/21/11 - 4:12 pm

It was "We can't put this off another day" day in the South End, I guess?

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