IN HONOR OF THOSE WHO HAVE DIED IN OUR NATIONS SERVICE

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Real Estate Agent with Realty One Group, homes for sale, working with first time buyers

 

 

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Did you know:
Memorial Day was originally called Decoration Day. Major General John A. Logan led the campaign in 1868 that proposed a day be set aside to decorate the graves of the Civil War soldiers with flowers.
Logan chose May 30 as the day because flowers would be in bloom all over the country. In 1971, the Monday Holiday Law shifted Memorial Day from May 30 to the last Monday of the month.
The National Moment of Remembrance encourages all Americans to pause wherever they are at 3 p.m. local time on Memorial Day for one minute of silence to remember and honor those who have died in service to the nation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Comments (4)

Beth and Richard Witt
Long Island Cash Home Buyer - Center Moriches, NY
Long Island Cash Home Buyer 516-330-6940

Thanks for the post and the 3PM reminder... I read this in a post that I re-blogged this AM and thought it great...

Memorial day, a day to pursue happiness, to pursue freedom, to pursue love, to utilize all our Veterans gave us!

Have a Blessed Day

May 27, 2012 11:13 PM
Brenda Mayette
Miranda Real Estate Group, Inc. - Glenville, NY
Getting results w/ knowledge & know-how!

Very interesting, John! Thank you for the education and information. Enjoy your day!!

May 27, 2012 11:17 PM
Charlie Ragonesi
AllMountainRealty.com - Big Canoe, GA
Homes - Big Canoe, Jasper, North Georgia Pros

Interesting post thanks. My wife is british and there the holiday is in November and called remberance day after the end of WW1

May 27, 2012 11:29 PM
Florida Tolbert Team Keller Williams Advantage
Keller Williams Advantage III Realty in Lake Nona - Orlando, FL
Keller Williams Land Luxury Division Specialist

Happy Memorial day to you and yours and go out and take a moment to remember what today is all about and then enjoy the Freedom we as Americans have because of the men and women we remember today.

May 27, 2012 11:50 PM