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Memorial Day is here

And with it time for picnics, and family get togethers. This tradition dates back to the post Civil War era when at the end of May families would get together and clean the grave sites and surroundings of those sites of loved ones who were killed in the war. Via an act of congress in 1971 this became a federal holiday celebrated on the last Monday of May in order to honor all soldiers who have lost their lives in defense of our country. 



Written by chris