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The Seattle Times
A Memorial Day burnished by events that salute past servicein the Senate, “This is a good and worthy change to honor the spirit and histor
A Memorial Day burnished by events that salute past service
The Seattle Times / Posted an hour ago
in the Senate, “This is a good and worthy change to honor the spirit and history of the state.” Stewart is buried in the Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery in Snohomish, where he and his wife moved in 1889. He died in 1907. Born in Illinois, he... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Chamberlain came to rescue over Civil War monumentwas supposed to be, but because of controversy, it isn't. It stands at one side
Chamberlain came to rescue over Civil War monument
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 8 hours ago
was supposed to be, but because of controversy, it isn't. It stands at one side of the South Cemetery. In 1871, Grand Army of the Republic Harvey Holt Post 15 voted to start saving money to erect a Soldiers' Monument. A committee of 15... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
H members place flags on graves in Cambridge for Memorial Dayobserved every year on the last Monday of May, originated as Decoration Day aft
H members place flags on graves in Cambridge for Memorial Day
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 10 hours ago
observed every year on the last Monday of May, originated as Decoration Day after the American Civil War in 1868, when the Grand Army of the Republic, an organization of Union veterans founded in Decatur, Ill., established it as a time for the... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Memorial Day origin, meaning have become clouded with timeinto a formal celebration. Memorial Day was officially established in 1868 by
Memorial Day origin, meaning have become clouded with time
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 11 hours ago
into a formal celebration. Memorial Day was officially established in 1868 by Gen. John Logan, the commander of the Grand Army of the Republic, and celebrated on May 30 of that year. Flowers were placed on the graves of both Union and... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
'Never forget'back to the end of the Civil War, America's bloodiest conflict. The holiday or
'Never forget'
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 12 hours ago
back to the end of the Civil War, America's bloodiest conflict. The holiday originated as Decoration Day, created by the Grand Army of the Republic, which was founded right here in central Illinois — in Decatur — to honor Union soldiers. The... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Memorial Day events offer ways to rememberthe Civil War and first officially was proclaimed as "Decoration Day" in 1868 b
Memorial Day events offer ways to remember
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 15 hours ago
the Civil War and first officially was proclaimed as "Decoration Day" in 1868 by Gen. John Logan, national commander of the Grand Army of the Republic. The Memorial Day website, www.usmemorialday.org, reported then Gen. and future President James... Read more
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International Business Times
Memorial Day 2016: When is US Remembrance Day and what does it mark? public remembrance events and tributes to those killed during the conflict. In
Memorial Day 2016: When is US Remembrance Day and what does it mark?
International Business Times / Posted 16 hours ago
public remembrance events and tributes to those killed during the conflict. In 1868, General John A Logan, leader of the Grand Army of the Republic for Northern Civil War veterans, called for a nationwide day to honour those killed during the... Read more
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Times News
Flags and flowersCivil War. The holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, originated as Deco
Flags and flowers
Times News / Posted 22 hours ago
Civil War. The holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, originated as Decoration Day in 1868. In those days, the Grand Army of the Republic, an organization of Union veterans, set aside time to decorate graves of the war dead with... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Nike a success, but empty Detroit storefronts persistof new restaurants and bars. These businesses fill up space, and some have open
Nike a success, but empty Detroit storefronts persist
Detroit Free Press / Posted 22 hours ago
of new restaurants and bars. These businesses fill up space, and some have opened in once-vacant buildings such as the Grand Army of the Republic Building on Grand River (home to Republic restaurant). Future but not-yet-open downtown... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Wildcat Glades Holds Rain Barrel AuctionCenter holds a rain barrel auction. The Wildcat Glades Conservation and Audubo
Wildcat Glades Holds Rain Barrel Auction
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 23 hours ago
Center holds a rain barrel auction. The Wildcat Glades Conservation and Audubon Center holds a rain barrel auction. The Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery in Miami, OK Honors Fallen Vets with FlagsThe Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery in... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Katy Days in Full Swing in ParsonsCenter holds a rain barrel auction. The Wildcat Glades Conservation and Audubo
Katy Days in Full Swing in Parsons
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 23 hours ago
Center holds a rain barrel auction. The Wildcat Glades Conservation and Audubon Center holds a rain barrel auction. The Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery in Miami, OK Honors Fallen Vets with FlagsThe Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery in... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Joplin Opens Pools and WaterparksCenter holds a rain barrel auction. The Wildcat Glades Conservation and Audubo
Joplin Opens Pools and Waterparks
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 23 hours ago
Center holds a rain barrel auction. The Wildcat Glades Conservation and Audubon Center holds a rain barrel auction. The Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery in Miami, OK Honors Fallen Vets with FlagsThe Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery in... Read more
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Philly.com
Laurel Hill Cemetery's legendary Norway maple 'witness tree' is felledand the ever-present Norway maple, which was prominent in photographs, said Was
Laurel Hill Cemetery's legendary Norway maple 'witness tree' is felled
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
and the ever-present Norway maple, which was prominent in photographs, said Waskie. He serves on the board of the Grand Army of the Republic Civil War Museum and Library in Philadelphia's Frankford section. The museum displays the... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Greenfield Village hosts events leading up to Memorial Daythis year, visitors can learn how Union veterans returned home after the war an
Greenfield Village hosts events leading up to Memorial Day
ClickOnDetroit / Posted yesterday
this year, visitors can learn how Union veterans returned home after the war and established organizations, including the Grand Army of the Republic, where they could gather to help remember, heal and aid widows, orphans and others. On Monday, a... Read more
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York Daily Record
Evolution of Pleasureville’s Memorial Day Bean Soupappeared in the October 7, 1896, issue of The Semi-Weekly Gazette in York, PA.
Evolution of Pleasureville’s Memorial Day Bean Soup
York Daily Record / Posted yesterday
appeared in the October 7, 1896, issue of The Semi-Weekly Gazette in York, PA. The General Sherman Post, No. 602, of the Grand Army of the Republic, an organization of Civil War veterans, announced they “will hold a camp fire and bean soup at the... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Greenfield Village hosts events leading up to Memorial Daythis year, visitors can learn how Union veterans returned home after the war an
Greenfield Village hosts events leading up to Memorial Day
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted yesterday
this year, visitors can learn how Union veterans returned home after the war and established organizations, including the Grand Army of the Republic, where they could gather to help remember, heal and aid widows, orphans and others. On Monday, a... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Greenfield Village hosts events leading up to Memorial Daythis year, visitors can learn how Union veterans returned home after the war an
Greenfield Village hosts events leading up to Memorial Day
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted yesterday
this year, visitors can learn how Union veterans returned home after the war and established organizations, including the Grand Army of the Republic, where they could gather to help remember, heal and aid widows, orphans and others. On Monday, a... Read more
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The Alpena News
Greenfield Village hosts events leading up to Memorial Daythis year, visitors can learn how Union veterans returned home after the war an
Greenfield Village hosts events leading up to Memorial Day
The Alpena News / Posted yesterday
this year, visitors can learn how Union veterans returned home after the war and established organizations, including the Grand Army of the Republic, where they could gather to help remember, heal and aid widows, orphans and others. On Monday, a... Read more
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TribLIVE
Swissvale bugler makes it his mission to honor veteransof Bugles Across America. “His heart is definitely in the right place.” Smith
Swissvale bugler makes it his mission to honor veterans
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
of Bugles Across America. “His heart is definitely in the right place.” Smith plays most frequently at the Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic Health and Rehabilitation Center in Turtle Creek, where some veterans live. “It's really... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Greenfield Village hosts events leading up to Memorial Daythis year, visitors can learn how Union veterans returned home after the war an
Greenfield Village hosts events leading up to Memorial Day
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted yesterday
this year, visitors can learn how Union veterans returned home after the war and established organizations, including the Grand Army of the Republic, where they could gather to help remember, heal and aid widows, orphans and others. On Monday, a... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Greenfield Village hosts events leading up to Memorial Daythis year, visitors can learn how Union veterans returned home after the war an
Greenfield Village hosts events leading up to Memorial Day
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted yesterday
this year, visitors can learn how Union veterans returned home after the war and established organizations, including the Grand Army of the Republic, where they could gather to help remember, heal and aid widows, orphans and others. On Monday, a... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Greenfield Village hosts events leading up to Memorial Daythis year, visitors can learn how Union veterans returned home after the war an
Greenfield Village hosts events leading up to Memorial Day
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted yesterday
this year, visitors can learn how Union veterans returned home after the war and established organizations, including the Grand Army of the Republic, where they could gather to help remember, heal and aid widows, orphans and others. On Monday, a... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Greenfield Village hosts events leading up to Memorial Daythis year, visitors can learn how Union veterans returned home after the war an
Greenfield Village hosts events leading up to Memorial Day
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 2 days ago
this year, visitors can learn how Union veterans returned home after the war and established organizations, including the Grand Army of the Republic, where they could gather to help remember, heal and aid widows, orphans and others. On Monday, a... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Honoring the fallen: 5-year project comes to fruitionPat Gorman, vice president of the Lee County Historical and Genealogical Societ
Honoring the fallen: 5-year project comes to fruition
SaukValley.com / Posted 2 days ago
Pat Gorman, vice president of the Lee County Historical and Genealogical Society, has been working to restore or replace Grand Army of the Republic stars at Oakwood Cemetery. The GAR was a fraternal organization established in Dixon in 1883. It... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
The Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery in Miami, OK Honors Fallen Vets with FlagsThe Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery in Miami, Oklahoma is honoring fallen v
The Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery in Miami, OK Honors Fallen Vets with Flags
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 2 days ago
The Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery in Miami, Oklahoma is honoring fallen veterans. Every year a few days before memorial day groups throughout Miami come to the cemetery to pay their respects by placing flags on military grave sites. This year... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Memorial Day origin, meaning have become clouded with timeinto a formal celebration. Memorial Day was officially established in 1868 by
Memorial Day origin, meaning have become clouded with time
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
into a formal celebration. Memorial Day was officially established in 1868 by Gen. John Logan, the commander of the Grand Army of the Republic, and celebrated on May 30 of that year. Flowers were placed on the graves of both Union and... Read more
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KHSL Chico-Redding
All the essential Memorial Day events in the North StateDay dates to after the American Civil War. The practice had become widespread a
All the essential Memorial Day events in the North State
KHSL Chico-Redding / Posted 2 days ago
Day dates to after the American Civil War. The practice had become widespread across the South before the commander of the Grand Army of the Republic, Gen. John A. Logan, in 1868 proclaimed May 30 to be Decoration Day across the North. The name... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Around Town: Freeport Navy Chaplain Eugene Shannon died in World War IIlife defending the cause of freedom. It was proclaimed on May 5, 1868, by Gener
Around Town: Freeport Navy Chaplain Eugene Shannon died in World War II
The Journal-Standard / Posted 2 days ago
life defending the cause of freedom. It was proclaimed on May 5, 1868, by General John Logan national commander of the Grand Army of the Republic.The people of Grace Episcopal Church in Freeport would like to extend their remembrance and... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Hermansville American Legion to honor veteranswhich was founded only 13 years after the end of the war, but the village popul
Hermansville American Legion to honor veterans
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
which was founded only 13 years after the end of the war, but the village population was too small, to foster a Post of the Grand Army of the Republic or of the Spanish American War veterans after the war of 1896. Meyer Township has supported the... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Memorial Day is not the same as Veterans Day (or Labor Day) — here’s what they all meanDay this way: “Three years after the Civil War ended, on May 5, 1868, the head
Memorial Day is not the same as Veterans Day (or Labor Day) — here’s what they all mean
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 2 days ago
Day this way: “Three years after the Civil War ended, on May 5, 1868, the head of an organization of Union veterans — the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) — established Decoration Day as a time for the nation to decorate the graves of the war dead... Read more
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The Express-Times
On Memorial Day, don't forget Civil War soldiershe is dead and never came home to me. " The pension was granted in 1871. This
On Memorial Day, don't forget Civil War soldiers
The Express-Times / Posted 2 days ago
he is dead and never came home to me. " The pension was granted in 1871. This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Grand Army of the Republic. It was founded in 1866, the year after the Civil War ended, to help make good President Lincoln's... Read more
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Daily Herald
Historic Aurora veterans hall to reopen on Memorial Dayrenovation for 15, a gathering space created to recognize Civil War veterans in
Historic Aurora veterans hall to reopen on Memorial Day
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
renovation for 15, a gathering space created to recognize Civil War veterans in Aurora is reopening on Memorial Day. The Grand Army of the Republic Hall and Museum is ready to welcome visitors at long last to its octagonal Angel Room, where they... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Hometown Heroes: Honoring Clark and Champaign County veteransWar II. Even today, it’s one of the few that carry on the tradition of a Memori
Hometown Heroes: Honoring Clark and Champaign County veterans
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 2 days ago
War II. Even today, it’s one of the few that carry on the tradition of a Memorial Day Parade followed by a traditional Grand Army of the Republic Ceremony held at the McConkey Cemetery. He was commander of our parade until 2014. Dan Heffner is... Read more
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The New Ulm Journal
The meaning of Memorial Dayin 1866. This launched a noble tradition carried on ever since. It was solidif
The meaning of Memorial Day
The New Ulm Journal / Posted 2 days ago
in 1866. This launched a noble tradition carried on ever since. It was solidified nationwide after John A. Logan of the Grand Army of the Republic (the preeminent Union veterans organization), issued his now famous proclamation designating May... Read more
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Quartz
Uber has quietly started to end surge pricing as we know itThe other day, for instance, I tried requesting an UberPool from the Quartz off
Uber has quietly started to end surge pricing as we know it
Quartz / Posted 3 days ago
The other day, for instance, I tried requesting an UberPool from the Quartz office in Manhattan’s Flatiron neighborhood to Grand Army Plaza in Brooklyn at various points throughout the evening. At 5:30pm, Uber quoted the price of this trip as... Read more
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Lapeer Area View
May 26, 2016wasn’t a village too small in America to not have been touched by the fraternal
May 26, 2016
Lapeer Area View / Posted 3 days ago
wasn’t a village too small in America to not have been touched by the fraternal conflict. Gen. John Logan, leader of the Grand Army of the Republic, set Decoration Day at May 30 because that’s when blooming flowers would be available everywhere... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Unusual grave marker honors Civil War vetwas founded 13 years after the end of the war. At the time, the village populat
Unusual grave marker honors Civil War vet
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
was founded 13 years after the end of the war. At the time, the village population was too small to foster a post of the Grand Army of the Republic or of the Spanish-American War veterans. The Floriano-Stecker-Kelly-Post, organized in July, 1934,... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Ohio Village jumps from depicting 1860s to 1890sWood said. "This is a time when you have a lot of presidents coming from Ohio a
Ohio Village jumps from depicting 1860s to 1890s
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
Wood said. "This is a time when you have a lot of presidents coming from Ohio and a really strong presence of the GAR (Grand Army of the Republic) that is very politically powerful. Ohio remains very politically important, and that sets the... Read more
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Cabot Star-Herald
“Never Forget”died in defense of their country during the late rebellion.” This came in a pro
“Never Forget”
Cabot Star-Herald / Posted 5 days ago
died in defense of their country during the late rebellion.” This came in a proclamation by General John A. Logan of the Grand Army of the Republic—an organization of former soldiers and sailors. That same day General James Garfield gave a speech... Read more
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The Inyo Register
Memorial Day - how do you plan on spending the holiday?every year on the last Monday of May,[2] originated as Decoration Day after the
Memorial Day - how do you plan on spending the holiday?
The Inyo Register / Posted 5 days ago
every year on the last Monday of May,[2] originated as Decoration Day after the American Civil War in 1868, when the Grand Army of the Republic, an organization of Union veterans founded in Decatur, Illinois, established it as a time for the... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Unmarked Veteran Graves Found In Woodlawn Cemeteryunmarked grave sites appearing to belong to veterans buried in the 1900s. "I s
Unmarked Veteran Graves Found In Woodlawn Cemetery
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 5 days ago
unmarked grave sites appearing to belong to veterans buried in the 1900s. "I saw the broken star representing the Grand Army of the Republic on the ground, but no marker," Gary Conradi, Woodlawn Cemetery Board Member, said. So Conradi and... Read more
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Southwest Daily News
Local Memorial Day events plannedto the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, on May 5, 1868, three years after t
Local Memorial Day events planned
Southwest Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, on May 5, 1868, three years after the Civil War ended, the head of the Grand Army of the Republic, Maj. Gen. John A.Logan, established Decoration Day as a time for Americans to decorate the graves... Read more
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examiner.com
A dozen enormous animals have set up camp in downtown Bostontour throughout the U.S., Asia and Europe. Among the visits they'll make or hav
A dozen enormous animals have set up camp in downtown Boston
examiner.com / Posted 7 days ago
tour throughout the U.S., Asia and Europe. Among the visits they'll make or have already made are the Pulitzer Fountain at Grand Army Plaza in New York City; the Taipei Fine Arts Museum in Taiwan; the Tuileries Gardens at the Louvre in Pars;... Read more
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Everett Herald
Highway 99 renamed in honor of Snohomish settler William P. StewartStewart, had settled in Snohomish. They had one son, Vay Stewart, a mailman. W
Highway 99 renamed in honor of Snohomish settler William P. Stewart
Everett Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Stewart, had settled in Snohomish. They had one son, Vay Stewart, a mailman. William and Eliza Stewart are buried at the Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery in Snohomish, where his grave is marked by a government-issued headstone. “It was such... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Why we need to celebrate Memorial Daytheir country, did the Southern states recognize this day. On May 5, 1868, Gen
Why we need to celebrate Memorial Day
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 7 days ago
their country, did the Southern states recognize this day. On May 5, 1868, General John Logan, national commander of the Grand Army of the Republic, in his General Order No. 11 stated: "The 30th of May, 1868, is designated for the purpose of... Read more
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TribLIVE
Renowned ‘watchdog’ artist Ai Weiwei’s works coming to Pittsburghtour for “Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads” was launched in May 2011 in New York
Renowned ‘watchdog’ artist Ai Weiwei’s works coming to Pittsburgh
TribLIVE / Posted 7 days ago
tour for “Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads” was launched in May 2011 in New York City at the historic Pulitzer Fountain at Grand Army Plaza and is the centerpiece of a global, multi-year touring exhibition that will be presented in the United... Read more
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Times News
Stories of the tourThe Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery Association and local historian Joe Nih
Stories of the tour
Times News / Posted 10 days ago
The Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery Association and local historian Joe Nihen will kick off the Memorial Day weekend events in Summit Hill with the Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery Civil War Veterans Tour at 11 a.m. May 28. The tour will... Read more
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Times News
Group to honor Civil War veterans in Summit Hillothers weathered and hardened by the harsh conditions of war, poverty and heart
Group to honor Civil War veterans in Summit Hill
Times News / Posted 10 days ago
others weathered and hardened by the harsh conditions of war, poverty and heartbreak. One cemetery in particular, the Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery, sits along East White Street, boasts deep roots in Carbon County’s history and has many... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Community Events Listings, May 19, 2016rummage sale only, June 9, 7-8:30 p.m., bag sale, June 11, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; 570-2
Community Events Listings, May 19, 2016
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
rummage sale only, June 9, 7-8:30 p.m., bag sale, June 11, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; 570-224-6361. Lackawanna County Open house: Grand Army of the Republic Civil War Museum open house, Saturday, 12:30-3 p.m., Scranton City Hall;... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Your guide to area meetings and events614-579-8808. Historic Artifact Exhibit: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., J.K Holl
Your guide to area meetings and events
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
614-579-8808. Historic Artifact Exhibit: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., J.K Holly, 48 S. Main St., Pittston. Grand Army of the Republic Civil War Museum:open house, Saturday, 12:30 to 3 p.m., Scranton City Hall, Mulberry Street... Read more
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