The North Fork gathers to celebrate Memorial Day

05/31/2010 12:00 AM |

Orient Fire Department members Sheila and Reg Minor place
wreath at the Orient World War I memorial during the
community’s parade Monday, one of several Memorial Day
celebrations on the North Fork.

Today is Memorial Day, a day to honor American soldiers who have died in military service. No one is exactly sure when and where the first Memorial Day celebration took place