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Story—A Longed-For Adventure (1892) | Edward Stratemeyer & the Stratemeyer Syndicate
In the United States the last Monday of May is commemorated as Memorial Day. It was originally known as Decoration Day to reflect a tradition of honoring war dead from the Civil War. Among Stratemeyer’s “holiday” stories for the Newark Sunday Call was “A Longed-For Adventure: A Decoration Day Story for Young People” (29 May 1892). …