Sunday, May 25, 2008
The First Memorial Day
As we pause to observe our nation's Memorial Day holiday, I thought you might enjoy reading more about the first Memorial Day.
I've posted a brief story on our sister blog, Explore Southern History, that tells the story of how this holiday originated from the efforts of a group of dedicated women in Columbus, Georgia.
I hope you will take a few minutes to read it and add any Memorial Day comments you would like to make. Click here for more.