This article, entitled Memorial Day Cemetery Etiquette comes from Cathy at bountifulplate.
Memorial Day is traditionally the last Monday in May when we remember men and women who have died while serving in the armed forces of all wars. It is also a day when some parents take their children to a cemetery and have them pay respects to relatives or others who have passed away. Sometimes children aren’t sure how they have to behave. Below are some etiquette rules for visiting a cemetery:
Teaching your children these etiquette rules when they are young will be something they will carry with them throughout their lives. Cemeteries are not churches, but showing the proper respect is still necessary. They are places where it is quiet and tranquil and visitors are mourning their loved ones.
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