Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

28/5/2011

The origin of Memorial Day

For many Americans, Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of the summer and an opportunity to gather with family and friends. For veterans and their families, it is a day of rememberance for those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service of their country. As we head into the holiday weekend, we wanted to share with you a piece written by the Air Force’s Stephen K. Robinson on the origins of Memorial Day (formerly known as Decoration Day). for more click here

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