regarding the history of Memorial Day, the Sisters' Story Statue and Boalsburg, PA.
Honors to the Fallen
Excerpt regarding the statue dedication (Town & Gown, May 2000)
Located 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.
Biography of the artist who created the life-size Sisters' Story statue.
PA. House Resolution #488
Designating the Village of Boalsburg, Pennsylvania, as the official birthplace of Memorial Day in the fall of 1864.
General James A. Beaver Monument
General James A. Beaver, for whom PSU's
is named, headed the 148th PVI unit to which Pvt. Amos Myers belonged.
148th PVI Co. C Photos
Michael Shane's 148th photos, including Remembrance Day (where reenactors annually commemorate Lincoln's
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