Presidents Day or President's Day? A Lighter Look at Our Nation's History

A Virtual Program
Head and shoulders portrait of President George Washington.
Event Date: 
Saturday, February 13, 2021 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Local historian Ken Kuhl presents interesting and often forgotten facts about the presidential office. Was George Washington really the nation’s first President? Who led the nation between the end of the Revolutionary War and Washington’s inauguration? What happened to the former national holidays celebrating Washington’s and Lincoln’s respective birthdays? Join the fun and find answers to these questions and more!

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Sponsored by Friends of Cossitt Library.

About the presenter:

Ken Kuhl is a Granby resident and local historian. He writes feature articles about local, state, and national history for Granby Living magazine. Ken serves as a Trustee for the Friends of Cossitt Library and volunteers his time in a number of community-minded endeavors.