Congressman “GT” Glenn Thompson, Vice Chair of the House Committee on Agriculture, will be inducted into the Pennsylvania Livestock Association Hall of Fame on Thursday, October 4th, 2018 at 3:00 pm in the sale arena at the PA Farm Show Complex.
PA Ag Republicans are encouraged to attend and show their support.
The History of Memorial Day
Originally called Decoration Day, from the early tradition of decorating graves with flowers, wreaths and flags, Memorial Day is a day for remembrance of those who have died in service to our country. It was first widely observed on May 30, 1868 to commemorate the sacrifices of Civil War soldiers, by proclamation of Gen. John A. Logan of the Grand Army of the Republic, an organization of former Union sailors and soldiers.
During that first national commemoration (continue reading)