Category: Public Events & Celebrations, Holidays, Memorial Day
Memorial Day, Presque Isle, 1888
Contributed by: Turner Memorial Library through Presque Isle Historical Society
Location: Presque Isle
Media: Photographic print
Memorial Day Parade, Deer Isle, ca. 1940
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1940
Location: Deer Isle
Memorial Day parade, Deer Isle
A Day for Remembering
Most societies have had rituals or times set aside to honor ancestors, those who have died and have paved the way for the living. Memorial Day, the last Monday in May, is the day Americans have set aside for such remembrances.
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