Tag Archives: Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day: African Americans invented Memorial Day in Charleston, South Carolina

The first widely publicized observance of a Memorial Day-type observance after the Civil War was in Charleston, South Carolina, on May 1, 1865. During the war, Union soldiers who were prisoners of war had been held at the Charleston Race … Continue reading

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YOUR VOICE: Lasker Pool on Memorial Day

On Memorial Day Weekend I decided that I wanted to lay by a pool. I looked up Lasker Rink and Pool to see if it was open. It was not. It would not be open until July. What a shame … Continue reading

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TRIBUTE: Memorial Day

By HarlemGuy HarlemCondoLife salutes and thanks those that serve our country.  Past.  Present.  And future.

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