Memorial Day was Decoration Day originally

Hellen Wadman

The holiday originated with tributes for soldiers who died in the Civil War. Memorial Day, observed the last Monday in May each year, is a holiday that pays tribute to American military members who have died in service to the U.S. But the holiday hasn’t always paid tribute to all […]

‘Decoration Day’ was the root of Memorial Day

Hellen Wadman

Photo By Walt Mares: White crosses cover the grass at Clifton’s Veterans Park in preparation for Memorial Day on May 30. The crosses honor those who served America in the U.S. Armed Forces and have since passed away. The helmet on the monument belonged to the late Emilio Membrila. He served […]