Why Is Memorial Day Important? – FamilySearch May 24, 2022

I saw this recently on FamilySearch – Why Is Memorial Day Important?: https://www.familysearch.org/en/blog/what-memorial-day/. Longer article. I visited my family members memorials on Find-A-Grave for those who served in the military.

By  Alison Ensign May 24, 2022

Towards the end of May, U.S. citizens around the country observe Memorial Day. Many people visit cemeteries or places that remind them of their loved ones. Pancake breakfasts, BBQs, swimming parties, and picnics are also common ways to celebrate the holiday and kick off the summer months. But there’s so much more to Memorial Day than gatherings and summer fun. What is Memorial Day, and why do we celebrate it?

What Is Memorial Day, and Why Do We Celebrate It?


When Is Memorial Day?


History of Memorial Day


Why Was Memorial Day Originally Started?


Why Is Memorial Day in May?


Who Really Started Memorial Day?


How Can You Celebrate Memorial Day?


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