What is Memorial Day?

Memorial Day is a day of Remembrance

Originally called Decoration Day for over a century, this special holiday was changed to Memorial Day by federal law in the 1880's. Other names this day has been called; Memorial Day USA, Remembrance Memorial Day, US Memorial Day and others.

For the full Memorial Day meaning and hisotry, click below.

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Memorial Day Weekend

It's not just a day that we celebrate and remember the fallen, it's an entire 3 day weekend of remembrance.

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Memorial Day Images

Find the perfect Memorial Day photos and pics to highlight and showcase remembrance of this special day in history.

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Taps

This bugle call has an amazing history behind when and where you can hear it.

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Things to Do on Memorial Day

Looking for something to do on Memorial Day? Check out our 'best' list for the top things to do in your location.

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General Order 11

Many don't know about the General Order 11 and what it has to do with the rich tradition of Memorial Day.

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The Significance of Poppies

The red poppy and what it 'poppies' means to the great veteran men and women around the world.

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Memorial Day (The Why)

Why is memorial day important to you team?

"Memorial day in incredibly important to the On Track Garage Door team because it allows us to honor those service men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice so that American's can be free." Dave B (OTGD)
"Memorial day allows our team at Rapid Blinds to give recognition and remembrance of the women and men of our military who lost their lives in the defense of our nation and its ideals." Dan C. (Rapid Blinds)
"Memorial day is a special day for us here at Soderman SEO. It's important to us because it allows us to take time to celebrate and memorialize the brave men and women that gave their lives for our country and freedom." Randy S.

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Memorial Day in Orlando: Top 10 Things to Do and Have Fun

Are you looking to hang around the Orlando area on Memorial Day weekend? There are many exciting and fun activities you can do with your family on this holiday.
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Memorial Day Veteran Businesses to Support

Leaving the US Military and rejoining the civilian world is one of the hardest trials that veterans face. Most civilians don’t realize the full impact of veteran owned businesses. With many veterans having zero work experience, the best and easiest transition is the find employment in a veteran owned business with other veterans. Below are businesses that are either owned by veterans or go above and beyond to support our vets.

We ask you to consider supporting these great businesses that do some much for our vets!

The Metal Roofers
CBD oil
window cleaning company
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carpet cleaning software
dealer windshield replacement
Rapid Blinds Scottsdale Shutters
Macho Septic Services in Scottsdale
Moving Company
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