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1861

Anna Jarvis' home was headquarters for Union Gen. George B. McClellan

Other events that happened on or around 1861

1868

Anna Maria Jarvis organized Mothers' Friendship Day celebration

Other events that happened on or around 1868

May 10, 1908

The first Mother's Day observance took place at Andrews Methodist Episcopal Church in Grafton

May 10, 1914

President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed the first national Mother's Day


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