Holiday: Memorial Day
Learn about the history of Memorial Day and find out how this holiday began. Includes transcripts of interviews with war veterans as well as letters that they wrote. There are videos, photographs, games, and craft ideas.
Memorial Day Images
Watch movies and see photographs of memorials and Memorial Day events.
History Channel: Memorial Day
This site is about Memorial Day and how the holiday began. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Memorial Day Facts
Learn about the history of Memorial Day and why it is celebrated. Scroll down the page for crossword puzzles. NOTE: The site has a link to a message board.
Enchanted Learning: Memorial Day Crafts
Read a brief explanation about Memorial Day, then scroll down for links to patriotic crafts.
John's Word Search Puzzle: Veterans Day
Find words related to Memorial Day.
Memorial Day: Recipes
Here's a recipe for making an American flag with blueberry, tomatoes and cauliflower. NOTE: The site includes ads.
Memorial Day: History
Read more about the history of Memorial Day. Scroll down the page and click on the "Boalsburg, PA" link to read a story of another town birthplace of Memorial Day.
Fact Monster: Memorial Day
Learn about Memorial Day, Decoration Day, and Confederate Memorial Day. Scroll down the pages for Memorial Day poems, flag etiquette, quiz, crosswords, and more. NOTE: The site includes pop-up and banner ads.
General John A. Logan's Memorial Day Order
Read the order of General John A. Logan of establishing a holiday in owner of "heroic dead".
PBS: National Memorial Day Concert
Here is information about PBS 2005 National Memorial Day Concert. Includes information about history of the holiday, memorials, and a number of fallen soldiers from 1775 to a current day.
Make Wands to Wave for the 4th of July and Memorial Day
This two-page PDF file has instructions how to make patriotic wands for Memorial Day celebration.
Stars and Stripes Balloons
Here is a coloring page for younger kids of patriotic balloons.