Poppy Seeds & Bookmarks

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Poppy Seeds & Bookmarks

October 31 - November 1

Honor this Veteran’s Day with packets of poppy seeds and In Flanders Fields bookmarks.
The red poppy came to symbolize the bloodshed during battle following the publication of the wartime poem In Flanders Fields. The poem was written by Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, M.D. while serving on the front lines.
In 1924, the distribution of poppies became a national program of The American Legion.
Available for pick-up at the main Circulation desk starting on Monday, November 1 while supplies last.

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Start:
October 31
End:
November 1

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