Honoring Our Heroes By Looking At The History Of Memorial Day

By the time Maj. Gen. John A. Logan declared May 30 Decoration Day many people were already honoring fallen soldiers by placing flowers at their graves. The act of honoring the soldiers with flowers further supports the idea that Maj. Gen. Logan set the day as May 30 because flowers were in full bloom throughout … Continue reading Honoring Our Heroes By Looking At The History Of Memorial Day

The Historical Meaning Behind St. Patrick’s Day

Leprechauns, shamrocks and people wearing green means that it must be St. Patrick‚Äôs Day. While many claim the title of Irish on this day, few know the history behind the annual celebration on March 17th. The day originated to celebrate St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, who was born British but later became an … Continue reading The Historical Meaning Behind St. Patrick’s Day