Memorial Day: Its Origins, Its Heritage, Its Legacy by David Wells

May 27 2014 - 7:00pm
About this event
This program traces the development of the Memorial Day holiday, beginning with its significance in the wake of the Civil War. Using slides of holiday mementos and photographs of Memorial Day parades and ceremonies, the presentation shows how the Grand Army of the Republic rallied support for the holiday.
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Hastings Public Library
517 W 4th St.
Hastings, NE 68901
United States