Celebrating Presidents Day


Washingtonians are lucky enough to experience both history in the making and the country’s important past firsthand. Events this weekend and beyond offer a mix of activities celebrating both Black History Month and President’s Day. Here are some highlights. read on!

~ via Washington Post

BUENA PARK – Thunder from the firing of an 1862 Confederate cannon set off car alarms all around. President Lincoln’s “Gettysburg Address” was nearly drowned out by screams from the nearby GhostRider. And rain clouds threatened to wash out the entire weekend event. But a hardy band of Civil War re-enactors braved the elements and the challenges of telling a 150-year-old story in a modern setting over the weekend during Knott’s Berry Farm’s annual Civil War living history lesson. read on!

~ via The Orange County Register News

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s