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CITY’S CEMETERIES HONOR LOVED ONES AND LOCAL HISTORY

Memorial Day is observed in commemoration of all military personnel who have died in the performance of their military duties for the United States Armed Forces. The Federal holiday, formerly known as Decoration Day, was established in the aftermath of the Civil War but did not become an official national holiday until 1971. During the holiday weekend, many people will visit the City of Thomasville’s five cemeteries to honor and mourn those who died while serving our great...