The modern American holiday of Mother's Day was first celebrated in 1908, when Anna Jarvis held a memorial for her mother in Grafton, West Virginia. Her campaign to make "Mother's Day" a recognized holiday in the United States began in 1905, the year her beloved mother, Ann Reeves Jarvis, died. Anna’s mission was to honor her own mother by continuing work she had started and to set aside a day to honor mothers, "the person who has done more for you than anyone in the world." Anna's mother, Ann Jarvis, was a peace activist who had cared for wounded soldiers on both sides of the Civil War and created Mother’s Day Work Clubs to address public health issues.
Really excited for this year's event! All kinds of new and unique vendors! We hope to see you there!
Great event we attended at The Red Shed created by Imajining out of Cleghorn, Iowa. Even sold a few things! Sponsored by my daughter, Kallie. So proud girl...way to go!
Only 2 more days til our seasonal opening on April 1st..no foolin' !
Seasonal opening April 1st! Would be nice if it would be 60 degrees!