Decoration Day: An Old Sevier County Custom

TitleDecoration Day: An Old Sevier County Custom
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1992
AuthorsLinn, Beulah D.
MagazineSmoky Mountain Historical Society Newsletter
Issue Number1
Date Publishedspring
SubjectsCemeteries, Death customs, History, Mountain life -- Rites and ceremonies, Sevier County

Linn gives a history of Decoration, or Memorial Day, before presenting programs from Decoration Day celebrations at various cemeteries from 1898 to 1933. Includes an undated photograph of a service at Banner Church and Cemetery. There is an additional photograph on the cover of the volume.


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