Category: Abraham Lincoln

OPINION: The rise of Presidents’ Day ruined February

By Dan Cirucci Posted with permission from The Dan Cirucci Blog — WHAT HAPPENED? February once belonged to Washington and Lincoln and it was wonderful. I remember in elementary school we would cut out silhouettes of Lincoln and Washington and they Read More

“They are the gracious gifts of the Most High God”

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Happy Thanksgiving, Save Jerseyans. The first truly national Thanksgiving as we know it today (various governors and presidents including Washington had issues such declarations going back to the 1600s) emerged during a time Read More

Remembering “Black Easter”

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Many Americans probably recall the broad strokes of Abraham Lincoln’s 1865 assassination, Save Jerseyans, but few know that it happened, eerily, on Good Friday (which fell on April 14th that year). It’s remembered as Black Easter: httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gKur_VDUsX0