Virginia Water Radio’s latest episode, for the week of May 30, 2016, is “Memorial Day’s Origin, from a Potomac River Perspective.” The 4 min./19 sec. episode, available online at http://www.virginiawaterradio.org/2016/05/episode-318-5-30-16-memorial-days.html, repeats a May 2015 episode that explores the Civil War origin of Memorial Day. It features two musical selections: one inspired by the Potomac River in the Civil War; and one inspired by forest flowers, in recognition of Memorial Day’s origin in the placing of flowers on Civil War soldiers’ graves.
Virginia Water Radio’s is a weekly broadcast/podcast produced by the Virginia Water Resources Research Center. The home page is http://www.virginiawaterradio.org. Have a listen or two!