Memorial Day: A history in pictures

Published On: May 24 2012 11:15:22 AM CDT   Updated On: May 25 2015 02:00:00 AM CDT

As you wrap up the holiday weekend, look back at the history of Memorial Day through old and new images.

Memorial Day - Indy
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Some know the holiday more for its traditional running of the Indianapolis 500 auto race.

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