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Washington’s wisdom through the ages

February 17, 2013
Mary Burns Deas , The OBSERVER

Tomorrow is the federal and state designated holiday of Washington's Birthday. Not Presidents Day, a common misunderstanding listed on some calendars and frequently commercially advertised as such, this day is set aside to honor the contributions that George Washington made to our country. He led the inexperienced American Army against the world power during the Revolutionary War in our fight for independence, was the leader of the Constitutional Convention, and of course was unanimously elected as our first president.

 
 

 

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