It was only only 7 years ago that three men asked themselves “what does one do to celebrate Presidents Day?” Since that time, we’ve found others share both our question and more importantly our answer.
We are once again on the streets of Denver for another Presidents Day! For a listing of all the presidents, refer to the “Society Members” link above.
The Presidents Day Society encourages all citizens to meet up with us and share a pint …
Articles direct from the President’s cell phones
Things you may not know about our nation’s Presidents
News regarding Presidents past and present
Messages from our members
Things for our members
Lincoln’s stovepipe top hat served as more than fashionable headwear. He used it to store and carry notes, letters, even bills. Why do they call it a stovepipe hat? Well, the rise is so tall and straight with no flair that it resembles a length of pipe. They’re hard to come by nowadays, the traditional top hat being much more current, but still pretty “retro”. Best you go to a custom haberdashery to get one made just for you.
Lincoln was 6’4”, making him our …
Uncovered: Whiskey Row store owners find wall-sized century-old cigar ads
PRESCOTT - Rich and Jenny Schulte thought it would help boost the historic look of their new Whiskey Row store to remove thepegboard and plaster on one long wall to uncover the old brick.
But they never suspected what else they’d find.
Two huge cigar ads were painted onto those bricks about a century ago when the store was the Grand Saloon.
The Schultes will leave the ads in place and display their Western items in front of the ads at their Jenny Longhorn store.
“Curator at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, is calling it “the best home movie I have seen of the Kennedy arrival in Dallas on November 22, 1963.” For the first time, color film of President and Mrs. Kennedy arriving on Air Force One that fateful day is being released for public viewing.”
“In the earlier years, when it was celebrated, it was more than celebrating his birth, it was celebrating what we liked about Washington: He walked away from power, a very poignant lesson for people,” said presidential historian Doug Wead.
A president’s days, after he no longer is president, are of his own devising. The world no longer watches his every movement, a notion that can take some getting used to.
Local Denver publication and Presidents Day Society favorite “Modern Drunkard” has an excellent article . . .