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Celebrating History: Memorial Day and a new service station

 


By Emily Mayer

Havre was preparing for the upcoming Memorial Day holiday, the first one since the end of World War I. The May 17, 1919, edition of The Havre Plaindealer carried this front-page news:

WORLD WAR VETERANS MEMORIAL DAY PLANS

Arrangements for Suitable Observance Being Made

Arrangements are being made by the World War Veterans association of Hill County, Montana, for a suitable observance of Memorial Day at the county seat at Havre, Montana. It is planned to have short services in the morning, at which the graves of those who served in the late war will be suitably decorated....



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