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Selected Hyperlinks regarding the history of Memorial Day, the Sisters' Story Statue and Boalsburg, PA.

bullet Honors to the Fallen
bulletExcerpt regarding the statue dedication (Town & Gown, May 2000)
bulletHistoric Boalsburg
bulletLocated just 5 minutes from Penn State University in the heart of Central Pennsylvania, the village of Boalsburg welcomes all with a delightful array of shops, artists, professionals and special events scheduled throughout the year.  
bulletLorann Jacobs
bulletBiography of the artist who created the life-size Sisters' Story statue.
bullet PA. House Resolution #488
bulletDesignating the Village of Boalsburg, Pennsylvania, as the official birthplace of Memorial Day in the fall of 1864.
bullet General James A. Beaver Monument
bulletGeneral James A. Beaver, for whom PSU's Beaver Stadium is named, headed the 148th PVI unit to which Pvt. Amos Myers belonged.
bullet148th PVI Co. C Photos
bulletMichael Shane's 148th photos, including Remembrance Day (where reenactors annually commemorate Lincoln's Gettysburg Address)


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