Learn Something New This President’s Day with Google Maps


Most people don’t see Presidents Day as an actual holiday, but rather a day off from school or work. Google see’s this long weekend off as a reason to learn something new. Why not actually learn something about the presidents on Presidents Day? Google’s recently released Showcase for U.S. Presidents will not only give you a history about the presidents, but an interactive timeline of all of the presidents and states all of which can be inputted and viewed in Google Earth.

Whether you choose to view it in online or download for Google Earth, you’ll have the option to select any president you wish or go through the tour. If you choose to download it into Google Earth, you can download all seven individually or download them all at once. The presidents are broken up into the following groups (with links for the lazy):


1. George Washington
2. John Adams
3. Thomas Jefferson
4. James Madison
5. James Monroe
6. John Quincy Adams


7. Andrew Jackson
8. Martin Van Buren
9. William Henry Harrison
10. John Tyler
11. James Knox Polk
12. Zachary Taylor


13. Millard Fillmore
14. Franklin Pierce
15. James Buchanan
16. Abraham Lincoln
17. Andrew Johnson
18. Ulysses Simpson Grant


19. Rutherford Birchard Hayes
20. James Abram Garfield
21. Chester Alan Arthur
22. Grover Cleveland
23. Benjamin Harrison
24. Grover Cleveland


25. William McKinley
26. Theodore Roosevelt
27. William Howard Taft
28. Woodrow Wilson
29. Warren Gamaliel Harding
30. Calvin Coolidge


31. Herbert Clark Hoover
32. Franklin Delano Roosevelt
33. Harry S Truman
34. Dwight David Eisenhower
35. John Fitzgerald Kennedy
36. Lyndon Baines Johnson
37. Richard Milhous Nixon


38. Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr
39. James Earl Carter
40. Ronald Wilson Reagan
41. George Herbert Walker Bush
42. William Jefferson Clinton
43. George W. Bush
44. Barack Obama

So go ahead, learn something this Presidents Day.