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Hope those in the USA are enjoying a day off work and school on this holiday. Here is an architectural detail at the University of Washington featuring the seal of the State of Washington. America's first president and revolutionary general, George Washington's face appears in the center of the seal. Today is the national observance of his birthday. When I was a school kid in California we observed Washington's Birthday on February
11 22, and somewhere along the line it got absorbed into the Monday holidays act and is now observed nationally on the third Monday in February. California also observed Abraham Lincoln's Birthday on February 12 when I was in elementary school, and some state's observe his birthday along with Washington's on Presidents Day. The national holiday is still officially called Washington's Birthday, I learned.