Origin of Memorial Day

This article from The Jasper News was published May 29, 1919.

It gives a detailed background of the origins of the holiday.

For a PDF version that is larger and ready for printing or blowing up on a LCD for students to read click here.

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  1. Loved the aticle. Memorial Day is such of such importance and not just students, but EVERYONE needs to know why we celebrate this holiday.


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