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There is enough water in Lake Superior to cover the entire landmass of North and South America in one foot of liquid. The largest air force in the world is the U.
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His patent was for a device to lift boats over sandbars. His saloon was a miserable failure. The only president who was an executioner: Grover Cleveland.
President Washington, the man the holiday was originally meant to honor, actually distilled his own whiskey. When it came to wine, he drank Madeira, often three to five glasses a night after dinner. Madeira, a fortified Portuguese wine, was popular during the Colonial era due to the fact that it could hold up through long ocean voyages and the lack of modern luxuries like air conditioning.
Speaking of Madeira, the signing of the Declaration Of Independence was toasted with glasses of the stuff. Whether that happened on July 4th, or a few days later is a touchy subject! What about Honest Abe, the man who most of the country honors on Presidents Day?
President Lincoln held an actual liquor license back in his days in Salem, Illinois. You could say that Lincoln had alcohol in his blood…or water.
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While growing up in Kentucky, his family lived along Knob Creek now the name of a popular Bourbon brand , and his father worked at a nearby distillery. But did you know that the White House first served an American wine well over a century ago? One of these wines is mentioned by name — Norton , a grape indigenous to North America grown by Missouri winemakers who were German immigrants.
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