Posted by: Chelsea Hampton | May 28, 2012

In Honor of Memorial Day

A History of Remembrance – Memorial Day is a United States federal holiday that is observed each year on the last Monday in May. Formerly known as Decoration Day, this holiday originated following the Civil War to remember and honor fallen soldiers, and officially became a federal holiday in 1971. Today, its observance includes visiting cemeteries and memorials, attending Memorial Day parades and events, and using the day to remember loved ones.

This information is provided courtesy of the Wyoming AgrAbility Project. For more information, visit our website or call toll-free at 866-395-4986.


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