Labor Day Parade, Sept. 1, 2013
The 22nd Annual Labor Day Parade, a celebration of the contributions of working people and co-sponsored by the American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark, the Borough of Haledon, and the City of Paterson, is scheduled for Sunday, September 1, 2013 and will step-off at 1:30 PM at the Botto House National Landmark in Haledon. The parade will finish at the Great Falls Historic District in the City of Paterson.
Community organizations, unions, businesses, cultural groups and individuals interested in joining or sponsoring this historic march can contact the Museum at (973) 595-7953, email email@example.com or click to access the Labor Day Parade registration form.
The Centennial Commemoration of the 1913 Paterson Silk Strike exhibit will be on display at the Museum through December 28th, 2013. The Museum Store will also be open to the public before the parade steps-off.
It was on June 28, 1894 that President Grover Cleveland, a native of Caldwell, New Jersey, signed the bill that made Labor Day a legal national holiday. In that same year, on Monday, September 3, 1894, the first official holiday was celebrated and every first Monday of September thereafter.