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What is Memorial Day All About?

Saturday, May 23, 2015

A visitor to our country will observe the scurrying around on Memorial Day and conclude that it's "National Camping Day," "National Barbecue Day," or "National Mattress Shopping Day," right?

Actually, if you really stop and think about it. Memorial Day is for remembrance. If you look at the History Channel webpage describing Memorial Day, you will see a succinctly written history of the day: