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Wondering about Alabama? Sure enough, Alabama (plus Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, and Mississippi) celebrates Robert E. Lee Day on Jan. 19. Since Martin Luther King Jr. Day is the third Monday of January, they don't always line up. But they often do.


This map was created by Phillip Kearney at Weird Atlas. It might have been a bit of a bummer to see these relics of racism, so let's laugh it out over some sweet tea and chess pie. Thumbnail image by Frank Pierson, used under Creative Commons license.

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