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Memorial Day was first celebrated nationally on May 30 in 1868 as Decoration Day, In 1971 the observance of Memorial Day was changed to the last Monday in May, a day to honor all soldiers who died in all American wars. This site from American Memory has links to sites all through the Library of Congress that have connections to Memorial Day throughout the years. There is rich history on proper observance of this special day along with links to music written in celebration, photographs of Memorial Day parades, and even information about how to display the American flag for the day.
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Valerie Bourbour is a certified educator and past Co-Director of The Academy of Ormond Beach. Ms. Bourbour has experience in online learning platforms and aims for student success.