George Washington's Birthday



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Y/M/D Description Place
1732/02/22 George Washington is born in the heart of the Northern Neck of Virginia. George Washington Birthplace National Monument, Colonial Beach
1797/02/10 John Gadsby host the first Birthnight Ball in honor of George Washington's Birthday Gadsby's Tavern, Alexandria
1798/02/00 George Washington celebrates his birthday at Gadsby's Tavern, the second annual Birthnight Ball hosted by John Gadsby. Panel from the Ballroom at Gadsby's Tavern, Alexandria, Virginia, The Met Fifth Avenue, NYC
1798/02/00 George Washington celebrates his birthday at Gadsby's Tavern, the second annual Birthnight Ball hosted by John Gadsby. Gadsby's Tavern, Alexandria
1800/02/11 By proclamation by Governor Benjamin Ogle, 11 February 1800 is observed throughout the State of Maryland as a day of mourning. Starting the holiday now known as President's Day. Maryland Statehouse, Annapolis, MD
1932/02/22 Designed by Edward Donn Jr, Memorial House is built not an replica of Washington's birthplace, but as a typical upper-class house of the period. George Washington Birthplace National Monument, Colonial Beach

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