Granted, for most Americans the three-day Mem0rial Day Weekend marks the beginning of yet another halcyon season of summertime, the chance to clean off and fire up the grill for the first time this year or hit the beach… Read More ›
In Memory of Old-School Memorial Day: Photo Essay
As reported in the previous post, for the first century of Memorial Day, from 1868 to 1971, the holiday was always marked on the originally-designated day of May 30. Today being May 30, there’s a valid opportunity to briefly remember… Read More ›
Memorial Day: Still a War Between the States
It was the expression those in the southern states called the Civil War, but a “War Between the States” still rages on about where the national holiday which resulted from that bloody conflict first started. In fact, just like the… Read More ›
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