Red, White, and Blue: Remembering Memorial Day

2020-05-21 10:00 2020-05-21 23:00 America/New_York Red, White, and Blue: Remembering Memorial Day A senior program for anyone wanting to reminisce about the patriotic spirit of Memorial Day, what it means, including photographs of soldiers, the transportation used in the services including tanks, ships, aircraft, and land vehicles. Through music, film and stories, this facilitated program is designed not only for individuals with mild memory impairment but also anyone wishing to remember the service of so many Active Duty, Reserve and Veterans of the United States military branches. Refreshments provided by Sunrise at Plymouth Beach. Originally called Decoration Day, from the early tradition of decorating graves with flowers, wreaths and flags, Memorial Day is a day for remembrance of those who have died in service to our country. It was first widely observed on May 30, 1868 to commemorate the sacrifices of Civil War soldiers, by proclamation of Gen. John A. Logan of the Grand Army of the Republic, an organization of former Union sailors and soldiers. plymouth plymouth public library nporemski@plymouthpubliclibrarycorp.org
Thursday, May 21, 2020 -
10:00am to 11:00pm
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plymouth public library

A senior program for anyone wanting to reminisce about the patriotic spirit of Memorial Day, what it means, including photographs of soldiers, the transportation used in the services including tanks, ships, aircraft, and land vehicles. Through music, film and stories, this facilitated program is designed not only for individuals with mild memory impairment but also anyone wishing to remember the service of so many Active Duty, Reserve and Veterans of the United States military branches. Refreshments provided by Sunrise at Plymouth Beach.

Originally called Decoration Day, from the early tradition of decorating graves with flowers, wreaths and flags, Memorial Day is a day for remembrance of those who have died in service to our country. It was first widely observed on May 30, 1868 to commemorate the sacrifices of Civil War soldiers, by proclamation of Gen. John A. Logan of the Grand Army of the Republic, an organization of former Union sailors and soldiers.

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