Interesting Facts About St. Patrick’s Day

Not too long ago I was visiting the ProFlowers blogs and a post about St. Patrick’s Day caught my attention. They had 15 interesting facts about St. Patrick’s Day. I wanted to share 4 things I learned from the post with you.

  1. St. Patrick’s Day is an Irish national holiday with banks, stores, and businesses closing for the day.
  2. The first St. Patrick’s Day celebration in the United States was held in Boston (1737).
  3. Shamrocks are the national flower/emblem of Ireland.
  4. The color of St. Patrick’s Day was originally blue.


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