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Edward S. Rhodes Library: Veteran's Day

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Veteran's Day


Why do we celebrate Veteran's Day?

When did it become a holiday?

Use the links on this LibGuide to learn more about this holiday.

We honor all Veteran's on the 11th Hour, of the 11th Day, of the 11th Month.

Thank you for your service to our Country.


Do You Know? Read to Find Out!

When did Veterans Day begin?  Why?

What are the two names for Veterans Day?

Who was the first President to set this holiday honoring Veterans?

Two Presidents made changes affecting Veterans Day.  Who were they and what did they change?

Why do we celebrate Veterans Day on November 11?

What is the difference between Veterans Day and Memorial Day?



The History of Veteran's Day

Bet You Didn't Know: Veteran's Day

World Book Student

Read about Veterans Day at World Book Student Encylcopedia. 


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