How Veterans Day got its start

Veterans Voices

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – Have you ever wondered how Veterans Day got its start?

Do you ever get Veterans Day confused with Memorial Day?

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If so, you’re not alone.

WATE Six on Your Side anchor Bo Williams recently caught up with Joan Markel of the McCLung Museum on the campus of The University of Tennessee to explore the answers to those questions as well as the Volunteer State’s early contributions to Veterans Day.


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