Thats according to a survey conducted by the Gettysburg Foundation, which reveals that 65 percent of people think Memorial Day began after World War I, when it actually got its start in 1863, after the Civil War.
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Despite peoples fuzzy facts about Memorial Day, 82 percent of people believe its important to pause and honor the men and women who died serving the country.
For more info on Gettysburg National Military Park, including tours of the new museum, go to gettysburgfoundation.org.
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