Always the last Monday in May, Memorial Day is a day to honor men and women who served in the U.S. military.
It was originally known as Decoration Day and was started after the Civil War by General John A. Logan.
He proclaimed, “The 30th of May, 1868, is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers, or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defense of their country during the late rebellion, and whose bodies now lie in almost every city, village and hamlet churchyard in the land.”
I wish you an enjoyable Memorial Day Weekend.
– Brenda Jones Barwick, APR, Jones PR, The Oklahoma 100