June 2022


History and Importance of Father’s Day

Did you know the first Father’s Day was celebrated on July 5th, 1908 in Fairmont, West Virginia? It was a somber celebration organized by Grace Golden.  Its purpose was to recognize the hundreds of men who died in the worst mining accident in U.S. history.  That tragedy occurred in December 1907 when 361 coal miners were killed in mine explosions,

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