(Photo Gallery of Presidential Families in Costumes follow below this essay) Halloween has been celebrated in the United States at parties for well over a century, but not until the 1950s did it go entirely mainstream with mass-produced costumes for… Read More ›
Different demographics in different regions shaping Holidays with American style.
There’s good reason why Pennsylvania not only recognizes Independence Day as a national holiday, but also Flag Day as a state holiday. It ‘s all because of that Elizabeth Claypoole. Mrs. Ross, to you. Like Plymouth Rock and George Washington cutting down… Read More ›
It wasn’t long after Mother’s Day had begun that Father’s Day was sure to follow. In fact the first holiday directly inspired the second. And like the first, it was a woman who got i off the ground. On Mother’s… Read More ›
You could have had off from work today – – if only you made some waves. You could be standing outside, rallying it up, with some blue-red dyed cake in hand. Summertime starts with Memorial Day, ends with Labor Day… Read More ›
This year’s White House Easter Egg Roll marks what is likely the 150th anniversary of it as an event to which members of the public have been invited. It is a tradition not begun in 1878 by President Rutherford Hayes… Read More ›
At next Monday’s annual White House Easter Egg Roll, the American public will again get an annual chance to enter the White House grounds and perhaps catch a live glimpse of the President, First Lady, First Children and…First Dog. The one… Read More ›
They’re the most famous First Family, and it’s the most famous White House public event – so why didn’t President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, First Daughter Caroline Kennedy and First Son John Kennedy, Jr. ever make an appearance… Read More ›