January 12, 2018

American Labor Museum Offers Scouting Opportunities

Haledon, New Jersey - The American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark is pleased to provide hands-on learning opportunities for scouts.  After-school and Satruday programs at the Museum are available.  Troops may select from a variety of topics including Child Labor, Immigrant Workers' Domestic Life of the early 1900's, Paterson Silk Strike of 1913 and Current Labor Issues.  The Museum also offers opportunities for the completion of Eagle Scout Projects as well as Girl Scout projects.

The American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark is located at 83 Norwood Street, Haledon, New Jersey.  It was the meeting place for over 20,000 silk mill workers during the 1913 Paterson Silk Strike.  The Museum offers a free lending library, restored period rooms, changing exhibits, a Museum Store, Old World Gardens, educational and cultural programs and special events.  The Museum's hours of operation are Monday through Friday 9AM-5PM.  Tours are offered Wednesday through Saturday from 1-4PM or by appointment.  To reserve a scout troop tour, discuss scout projects and for further information, please call (973) 595-7953 or email labormuseum@gmail.com.