By Command of - John A. Logan, Commander in Chief
GENERAL ORDERS No. 11 I. The 30th day of May, 1868 is designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defense...Read more
Happy Cinco De Mayo!!
Cinco de Mayo, or the fifth of May, is a holiday that celebrates the date of the Mexican army’s May 5, 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla...Read more
Happy May Day
Did you know that May Day has its roots in astronomy? Traditionally, it was the halfway point between the spring equinox and the summer solstice! In ancient times, this was...Read more
Mother's Day ~ May 8, 2022
Without Moms the second Sunday in May would be just another day not to mention the fact that none of us would exist!Read more
Origin Of The Easter Bunny
According to some sources, the Easter bunny first arrived in America in the 1700s with German immigrants who settled in Pennsylvania and transported their tradition of an egg-laying hare called “Osterhase” or...Read more
So! What Are The Origins Of Today?
Origins of April Fools' Day Some historians speculate that April Fools’ Day dates back to 1582, when France switched from the Julian calendar to the Gregorian calendar, as called for by...Read more
History of the Spring Equinox
Originally, March 25th was set as the date of the Spring Equinox by Julius Caesar when he established the Julian calendar in about 45 B.C. However, because the year as...Read more