Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Memorial Day 1888

Available in CDPL's image database, this flier contains the agenda for a Memorial Day (also known as Decoration Day) service on May 30, 1888. The service was held at the Crawfordsville Music Hall, on Green Street and was later the site of the Strand Theater. The ceremony included music by the College Glee Club and Male Chorus, a prayer by Reverend R.J. Cunningham, and a recitation by Flora A. Darter.

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