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The Reason for Memorial Day

Looking for excitement and fun this upcoming weekend? Cookouts, parties, celebrations!

How about spending some time Memorial Day the way it was intended?

Memorial Day is a day to remember those who served, fought, and died in defense of America.  Within Chicago there are more than 30 war memorials located throughout the city, giving visitors an opportunity to honor those who served their country while learning about Chicago’s rich cultural history. More information about the city’s memorials can be found at www.ExploreChicago.org.

In addition to honoring America’s fallen and those who have served, there are many activities going on both in the city and in the ‘burbs.

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http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dca/provdrs/tourism/news/2011/may/chicago_welcomesvisitorsformemorialday.html

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