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Commemorate Veterans Day by Visiting These 20 Places

GOBankingRates Logo By Caroline Hailey of GOBankingRates | Slide 1 of 21: Originating as Armistice Day in 1919, Veterans Day is celebrated each November as a way to honor veterans who have served our country. The United States Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and Nov. 11 became Veterans Day beginning in 1938.Each year, Nov. 11 is a day full of veteran tributes, special events and many special discounts for veterans.Whether you’re a veteran or not, Veterans Day is always a great time to visit a military museum or memorial to reflect on the many servicemen and women who have fought to protect our country and way of life. Click through to see some of the best museums and memorials to visit this Veterans Day.Find Out: Are Banks Open on Veterans Day 2016?

Originating as Armistice Day in 1919, Veterans Day is celebrated each November as a way to honor veterans who have served our country. The United States Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and Nov. 11 became Veterans Day beginning in 1938.

Each year, Nov. 11 is a day full of veteran tributes, special events and many special discounts for veterans.

Whether you’re a veteran or not, Veterans Day is always a great time to visit a military museum or memorial to reflect on the many servicemen and women who have fought to protect our country and way of life. Click through to see some of the best museums and memorials to visit this Veterans Day.

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