7 Facts About Memorial Day. Was It Always Known As Memorial Day?

Today, Memorial Day is synonymous with barbecues, picnics—but the holiday’s roots trace back far further than you might have realized. Below, a few facts about the history of Memorial Day, and how it’s evolved throughout its 150-odd years. 1. MULTIPLE CITIES CLAIM TO BE THE BIRTHPLACE OF MEMORIAL DAY. According to the Library of Congress, PresidentContinue reading “7 Facts About Memorial Day. Was It Always Known As Memorial Day?”