Monday, May 28, 2012


A day of reflection...

Memorial day was originally called
Decoration Day.
It is a day of remembrance for those who died
serving our country.
There are small flags placed at all headstones
in national cemeteries.

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Memorial Day has been observed since 
The Civil War and has it's roots in Boalsburg, Pa.

Annually, the president lays a wreath at 
The tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

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While you are celebrating,
 take the time to remember why.


Lynne said...

Well done . . . Let us remember . . . With reverence . . .

Anonymous said...

yes...i learned something from your post Ann

Yvonne @ StoneGable said...

Thanks for the wonderfully honoring post to our nations fallen heroes!