5 Ways to Celebrate this Memorial Day

Memorial Day is just a week away; do you know how you plan to celebrate? Whether you decide to throw your own party this year or honor the day by attending a local event, there are countless ways you can honor our veterans while enjoying time with family and friends.

Let’s take a look at 5 easy and accessible ways to celebrate this Memorial Day while keeping the meaning behind this special occasion.

Host a viewing party of the National Memorial Day Concert

It’s been a longstanding American tradition to celebrate Memorial Day with a BBQ and outdoor party. If …

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Gettysburg College Graduation Setup and Other Photography by Doug Phillips



Gettysburg College commencement chair setup in May 2008 was heavy rain for all 6 hours giving the 14 of us the incentive to work through lunch.  You see, if you stop when you are wet, your body stops producing he warmth to keep you comfortable, and warmth is produced by shivering, making it hard to recover. 


This year, to our delight we had a wonderfully sunny 74 degree day.  While grabbing lunch we sat up on the top of the steps at Pennsylvania Hall a gent with a floppy hat and camera came up the steps and was snapping shots …

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