Decoration Day

TitleDecoration Day
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1998
AuthorsRedding, Doug
MagazineSmoky Mountain Historical Society Newsletter
Issue Number1
Date Publishedspring
SubjectsCemeteries, Death customs

A two-paragraph description of the folk custom of grave mounding under a photograph of the Proffitt Cemetery as it looked in 1998. The cover of this issue has a photograph of a cemetery after Decoration Day, with grass removed, and crepe paper flowers everywhere.


Full text is available to members of the Smoky Mountain Historical Society.