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Memorial Day: Pasadena/Altadena was a destination for Civil War veterans

We received this note from local Civil War historian Nick Smith about the background of Monday’s Civil War Memorial Day ceremony at Mountain View Cemetery. From the 1890s until the 1940s, there was usually a Memorial Day ceremony held at Mountain View cemetery, to honor veterans in general, but especially the Civil War veterans who […]...

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