Friday, May 22, 2015

Test Your Knowledge with Our Memorial Day Trivia!

Memorial Day Weekend is finally here! This weekend marks the begining of the summer season at Lake of the Ozarks. It's time to sit back, relax and enjoy the freedom that our forefathers fought for. In honor of this special holiday, our Lake of Ozarks winery brings you some Memorial Day Trivia!

Memorial Day Trivia

1. The Memorial Day holiday was originally known as what? 

A. Heroes Day
B. Decoration Day
C. Honor Day
D. Military Remembrance Day

2. On Memorial Day, small American flags are placed at the head of each gravestone at what well-known cemetery? 

A. Arlington National Cemetery
B. Flander's Field Cemetery
C. Carbondale Cemetery
D. Federal Military Cemetery

3. What city is known as the official birthplace of Memorial Day? 

A. Richmond, Virginia
B. Charleston, South Carolina
C. Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania
D. Waterloo, New York

4. Memorial Day was originally observed on what date? 

A. The Last Monday of May
B. May 25
C. May 30
D. May 26

5. Which army general was credited for starting this national holiday? 

A. John Logan
B. Robert E. Lee
C. Stonewall Jackson
D. Ulysess S. Grant

6. Memorial Day began as a way to honor those who died in which war? 

A. World War I
B. Civil War
C. World War II
D. The Revolutionary War

7. In 2000, Congress established a National Moment of Remembrance that occurs at what time on Memorial Day? 

A. Noon
B. 1 PM
C. 2 PM
D. 3 PM

8. What flower is traditionally worn on Memorial Day as a sign of remembrance? 

A. Red Poppy
B. Blue Morning Glory
C. White Rose
D. Red Carnation

9. What city hosts the oldest Memorial Day parade? 

A. Doylestown, Pennsylvania
B. Douglaston, New York
C. Ironton, Ohio
D. Portsmouth, Virginia

10. Which major sporting event takes place on Memorial Day Weekend each year? 

A. Belmont Stakes
B. US Open Tennis Championships
C. NBA Finals
D. Indianapolis 500


1. B - Decoration Day
2. A - Arlington National Cemetery
3. D - Waterloo, New York
4. C - May 30
5. A - John Logan
6. B - Civil War
7. D - 3 PM
8. A - Red Poppy
9. A - Doylestown, Pennsylvania
10. D - Indianapolis 500

Join us at Seven Springs Winery this Memorial Day Weekend! Sax on the Beach will be playing Saturday and Sunday. Come enjoy a glass of wine and the best live music at the Lake of the Ozarks! Our winery is conveniently located between Osage Beach and Camdenton at the Lake!

Come for the wine...Stay for the atmosphere...Remember the view! 

Seven Springs is the finest Winery at the Lake of the Ozarks with a full service facility perfect for outdoor weddings, receptions, rehearsal dinners, corporate events and parties.  Call us today to make reservations for your special event!

Seven Springs Winery
846 Winery Hills Estates
Linn Creek, MO 65052

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