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Remember the Fallen, Forever

The true meaning of Memorial Day is to honor the ones who gave all to gain our freedom.

On Memorial Day our flags are raised at half-staff from sunrise to noon, then lifted to full staff to signify hope and to honor all our country’s war heroes.

Decoration Day-Memorial Day, now one in the same. It wasn’t always as on May 5, 1868, after the Civil War ended a group of Union veterans called the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) decided to create Decoration Day to honor the fallen. They began the tradition of decorating the graves with flowers as it was spring weather when flowers were in bloom. Ma...


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