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Memorial Day


Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering the people who died while serving in the country's armed forces. The holiday, which is ...

History - Memorial Day


Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service of the United States of America. Over two dozen ...

Memorial Day | In Memory of Our Honored Dead


Offers the history of this celebrated day and information on U.S. War Memorials.

Memorial Day - Office of Public Affairs


Jul 20, 2015 ... Information on the history and traditions of observing Memorial Day in the United States.

Memorial Day - Holidays - HISTORY.com


Memorial Day, an American holiday observed on the last Monday of May, honors men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Originally known ...

Memorial Day History - Office of Public Affairs


Jul 20, 2015 ... Memorial Day History. Three years after the Civil War ended, on May 5, 1868, the head of an organization of Union veterans — the Grand Army ...

Memorial Day 2016 - Public Holidays 2016 and 2017


Memorial Day was initiated to honor the soldiers for the Union and Confederate armies who died during the American Civil War.

The Meaning of Memorial Day | TIME For Kids


Memorial Day weekend is about more than barbecues, blockbusters and the beach. It's a time to honor those who have served our country.

History of Memorial Day | National Memorial Day Concert | PBS


Learn about the history of Memorial Day. Discover facts about Memorial Day, and why we recognize it as a national holiday.

Memorial Day - The New York Times


News about Memorial Day. Commentary and archival information about memorial day from The New York Times.

Memorial Day
Monday, May 30, 2016
Memorial Day commemorates all Americans, who have died in military service for the United States.