Thursday, May 26, 2011

What is the History of Memorial Day?

Memorial Day has been celebrated in the United States since the 1860s, although it was originally known as Remembrance Day. This holiday's history is long and a bit tangled, with multiple cities and individuals laying claim to the invention of Memorial Day as an organized holiday. In all probability, credit for Memorial Day should probably be shared among a number of individuals.

History of Memorial Day

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