Season 1, Episode 2

Decoration Day

North Alabama features an intense expression of Decoration Day observances in the late spring. This “cult of piety” involves the honoring of ancestors with church, family, and community reunions and results in a decorated cemetery and opportunities to share family stories and impressive displays of food.

Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterGoogle+

Educational Resources

Supplemental materials pertaining to this episode are available online from our Education Department.

View Additional Resources