The Origin of Valentine's Day

Who is this mysterious Saint Valentine? How did his/her identity influence history and inspire the holiday set aside in his/her name?

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Treena Murray
Pam Lowe

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How and why did Valentine's Day come about? Who do you believe?

    •Comprehension Check of St. Valentine's Day Story
History of Valentine's Day
    •Catholic Encyclopedia
    •Crew's Nest Holiday: The History of Valentine's Day
    •History of Valentine's Day
History Channel Web site explains the histroy of St. Valentine's day.
    •History of Valentine's Day
    •St. Valentine's Day Story
    •Valentine's Day History

Last updated: February 06 2005, 4:51 am
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