memorial day facts…

Thank you to all those who have or are serving in our military. You make us proud to be Americans! Happy Memorial Day to All!!

clayzmama says......

Memorial day is the time to remember our patriotic heroes who sacrificed their lives to help all of us live in Freedom. This day is observed with families and friends visiting cemeteries and memorials to pay homage to their loved ones. myFiveBest wishes to honor the men and women who serve in our military and those who gave their lives for this great nation.  Want to know more about this historic holiday? Read on, friends.

The Origin Of Memorial Day
Memorial Day was first celebrated on May 30, 1868. It was observed by placing flowers on the graves of Union and Confederate soldiers during the first national celebration. James Garfield made a speech at Arlington National Cemetery, after which around 5,000 participants helped to decorate the graves of the more than 20,000 Union and Confederate soldiers who were buried there.  It now honors any service person who served in…

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