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Mother’s Day was Invented in Kentucky

Mother’s Day was Invented in Kentucky #MothersDay

Mother’s Day was Invented in Kentucky #MothersDay

Here, Mary Towles Sasseen Wilson on 1887, First observed Mother’s Day. Stsryed with her pupils. In 1893, she obtained national observance. KY legislature recognized her as “Originator of idea.” Congress adopted second Sunday of May as holiday in 1914.

KY State Marker Sign

First Mother’s Day celebration was on April 20, 1887, which was Sasseen Wilson’s mother’s birthday.

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