Seattle Sights to See Now: The Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center

Who is an immigrant in Seattle? Almost everyone! The local native people celebrate their heritage at The Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center. It includes a gallery, a shop, and a large room with an inlaid wood floor patterned to look like a traditional basket weave. Make sure to look at the wall materials too! 4705…

Who Invented Memorial Day, and What does Memorial Day mean now?

The post office closes. Banks close. Schools take the day off. Stores mount sales. It is a national holiday.   On Memorial Day most families relax, maybe out of town because Memorial Day always falls on a Monday and gives us a three-day weekend. Most Americans plan for Memorial Day as they do for any…