Memorial Day 2023

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Monday May 29th 2023 marks 155 years of continuous national observance of Memorial Day. Have you ever participated in an official Memorial Day event?  As May begins with the International Day of the Worker and celebrates Mothers Day with beautiful weather and colorful flowers,  it is also a month of transition for graduates and students everywhere.  The freedoms of work, family, and education are exactly what Freedom Isn't Free - Freedom Metal Designwe as Americans say our soldiers have fought and died to protect.  These are the things that represent the American dream of liberty and opportunity.  This is the “freedom” we refer to when we say that “Freedom isnt Free”.  For information on the history of Memorial Day  please visit this LINK

Why is it in May?

Three years after the Civil War ended, on May 5, 1868, the head of an organization of Union veterans — the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) — established Decoration Day as a time for the nation to decorate the graves of the war dead with flowers. Maj. Gen. John A. Logan declared it should be May 30.

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