2015-04-29 / In This Place: Stories from the News Archives by Trish Adams
In This Place
Stories of Us from the Catskill Mountain News
May Day — traditionally celebrated on May 1, seems to have moved around a bit in the actual coronations of May Queens and such. At women’s colleges it was a matter of great prestige to be named Queen of the May, but the ceremony was usually held later in the month. I also was surprised to find many mentions of Arbor Day celebrations in May.