“Decoration Day” exhibit on the Smoky Mountains opens today at Western Carolina University

I was recently reading the book, “The Cades Cove Story.”  In it, the author talked about “Decoration Day,” and how that was a big day each year in the life of the residents of Cades Cove.  It’s a time that the whole community gets together to clean up and decorate the graves of loved ones.  It was also almost a community food gathering as well.  I’ll bet it was fun to do that back in the 1800s in those mountains.  Well, an exhibit opens tonight at Western Carolina University to highlight “Decoration Day.” Click below for more info…  

http://www.maconnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=4589&Itemid=116

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