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Fun With Facts - Memorial Day Trivia

Joel Austin Joel Austin , 5/21/2014
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A&A Insurance, AL, Memorial DayMemorial Day is a great time to hold a barbeque, go swimming or spend time with friends and family. For many, this weekend is the true beginning of summer. However, what do you know about the holiday itself? Discover a few Memorial Day facts and prepare to impress your friends and family with your knowledge!
  • Unlike certain holidays that have an exact day on the calendar, Memorial Day is not the same date each year, it is always celebrated on the last Monday each May. This provides a week’s worth of dates that could be the day of the event.
  • There is some debate about which town celebrated the holiday first. However, congress made the official declaration that Waterloo, NY is the birthplace of Memorial Day.
  • While Memorial Day allows us to honor the fallen from throughout United States history, it was original devised as a way to memorialize those who died fighting in the Civil War.
  • It isn’t often used anymore, but Decoration Day is another name for the Memorial Day holiday.
  • In 2014, Memorial Day will be celebrated on May 25, 2014.
  • Memorial Day is one of the “big three” summer holidays. Memorial Day signifies the launch of summer, Independence Day falls in the middle and Labor Day is for many the final bit of fun before summer winds down for the year.
Want to know one other important Memorial Day fact? Millions of cars will be on the road during this busy weekend. Because of this, it is vital that you are well-prepared for your drive too. If you are located in or around Huntsville, AL, feel free to contact us and we will be happy to review your current coverage and make sure you are protected and will stay safe—on Memorial Day Weekend and every time you get behind the wheel! Content provided by Transformer Marketing.