Happy Memorial Day!

We celebrate those who have sacrificed their lives for this country and our freedom. There was an article posted in Time.com that mentions some interesting facts about Memorial Day. We thought it would be great to share those with you! Here are the top 7 facts you may not have known about Memorial Day…

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  1. It was originally called “Decoration Day”
  2. It wasn’t always celebrated the last Monday of May
  3. It’s legally required to observe a National Moment of Remembrance (@3pm)
  4. James A. Garfield delivered a rather lengthy speech at the first Memorial Day ceremony
  5. Several states observe Confederate Memorial Day
  6. Waterloo, New York is considered the birthplace of Memorial Day
  7. More than 36 million people will travel at least 50 miles from home this Memorial Day

To find out more about these 7 facts you can go to http://time.com/110697/memorial-day-facts/

Happy Memorial Day!!

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