Memorial Day is a day of remembrance of those who have died serving our country.
General John Alexander Logan ordered the Memorial Day holiday to be observed by decorating the war dead.
On Memorial Day, the flag should be at half-staff until noon only, then raised to the top of the staff.
Red Poppies are recognized as the Memorial Day flower.
“Taps” is often played at ceremonies on Memorial Day.
Memorial Day was first called “Decoration Day” because of the practice of decorating soldier’s graves with flowers.
New York was the 1st state to officially recognize Memorial Day.
Flowers and flags are the two most popular items people use to remember soldiers.
The south refused to honor the dead on Memorial Day until after World War I when the meaning of Memorial Day changed from honoring civil war dead to honoring Americans who died fighting in any war.
Memorial Day was declared a federal holiday in 1971.
Just for Laughs
Why is the letter A like a flower?
A bee (B) comes after it!
If April showers bring May flowers, what do May flowers bring? Pilgrims!
Why are trees very forgiving?
Because in the Fall they “Let It Go” and by May Day they “turn over a new leaf."
What do you get if you cross a bike and a flower?
What do you get when you plant kisses?
What kind of flower doesn’t sleep at night?
What do you get if you cross a sheepdog with a rose?
What did the bee say to the flower?
What’s a bees favorite flower?
What does one penny say to the other penny?
Let’s get together and make some cents.
If money dosnt grow on trees why do banks have branches?