In observance of Memorial Day, the Kolwyck Library will be closed. Memorial Day, which is observed on the last Monday of May, commemorates the men and women who died while in the military service.
In observance of the holiday, many people visit cemeteries and memorials,
and volunteers often place American flags on each grave site at
national cemeteries. A national moment of remembrance takes place at
3:00 p.m. local time.
Locally in Chattanooga, The Annual Memorial Day Service at the Chattanooga
National Cemetery will be on Memorial Day with the musical prelude beginning
at 10:30 a.m. and program beginning at 11 a.m. The guest speaker will be the Honorable Andy Berke, Mayor of the City of Chattanooga.
History of Memorial Day (from the Veterans Administration)