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Stone Hill Elementary School Library: Veteran's Day

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Let's Learn and Find Out About Veteran's Day

How much do you know about this special November holiday.

Use this LibGuide to learn more and answer the following questions.

*Why do we celebrate Veteran's Day?

*Who was the first  U. S. President to declare November 11 a holiday?

*Which U. S. President changed the name of Veteran's Day? In what year?

*What war ended in November 11, 1918?

*What was the original name of the holiday we celebrate on November 11?

History of Veteran's Day

Click the symbol above to read the History of Veteran's Day from the Department of Veteran's Affairs website.

World Book Student

Click on these World Book Student Encyclopedia links to explore more.

Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers in Arlington National Cemetery.

Veteran's Day

Veteran's Day

We honor all Veterans on the 11th Hour, on the 11th Day, of the 11th Month.

Thank you for your service to our Country.

Bet You Didn't Know

Click the soldiers to view the "Bet You Didn't Know: Veteran's Day.'

Then watch the "History Of Veteran's Day" video.

 Finally, read the article.

Observing Veteran's Day in the USA

The observance of Veteran's Day is a national holiday.  

Find out more about how we celebrate by clicking the picture.

Changing of the Guard