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Presidents' Day technically only celebrates one president

Every third Monday in February marks a celebration of George Washington, but the path to declaring it a federal holiday was not without controversy.

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    Presidents' Day technically only celebrates one president

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    What started as—and legally remains—a celebration of George Washington has transformed into something more.

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    Patient, modest, and deliberate: George Washington gave the United States the steady hand necessary to guide it through a revolutionary birth and its tumultuous early years.

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