Happy Memorial Day! As we begin preparations for the summer’s first big blowout weekend, here’s a run-down of great summer recipe posts from the authors of UNC Press’s Savor the South® cookbooks. We hope you’ll find a recipe or two that you can add to your backyard, patio or poolside feasting this weekend. Each little…
Continue Reading Countdown to Memorial Day — A roundup of summer recipes from the Savor the South® cookbooks
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For Civil War veterans, every day was Memorial Day. They refused to limit their own commemorations to one or two days per year.
Continue Reading James Marten: Not Just Fading Away: Civil War “Veteranizing”
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Alan Jabbour, who authored Decoration Day in the Mountains: Traditions of Cemetery Decoration in the Southern Appalachians with his wife Karen Singer Jabbour, provides some insight to a grassroots ritual that led to the creation of a federal holiday. –alyssa Many rural community cemeteries in western North Carolina hold “decorations.” A decoration is a religious…
Continue Reading What is Decoration Day?
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