Professor Recognized by Mayor, City Council for Historic Contributions to Columbus

Richard Gardiner, Columbus State University professor of teacher education, and Daniel Bellware, authors of “The Genesis of the Memorial Day Holiday in America,” were recognized by the Mayor and City Council of Columbus this week for their research documenting Columbus, Georgia as the true home of the Memorial Day Holiday.

A copy of the council’s resolution is available at bit.ly/ColumbusResolution.

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