Why Do We Celebrate Memorial Day?

Episode #68

Memorial Day wasn’t always about long weekend road trips, backyard barbecues, or sales. The real meaning of this national holiday is more somber.

In this episode, Dylan talks about the origins of Memorial Day and what this holiday means — and should really mean — for Americans.

Show Highlights

  • [02:58] Why Memorial Day was originally known as Decoration Day
  • [04:07] The origins of Memorial Day
  • [08:52] The first large observance of Decoration Day
  • [10:27] When and how Memorial Day became a federal holiday
  • [13:14] The financial impact of Memorial Day across the country
  • [16:14] How we should actually commemorate Memorial Day

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