January 18, 2018

American Labor Museum Presents "Experience Paterson: Labor & Immigration" Bus Tour, May 9th, 2018

Haledon, NJ - The American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark is proud to offer a bus tour entitled "Experience Paterson:  Labor & Immigration" on Wednesday, May 9th, 2018 from 9AM to 1PM.

Educators and the general public are invited to explore the labor and immigrant heritage of Haledon and the City of Paterson with period-costumed tour guides.  Sites significant to the 1913 Paterson Silk Strike will be highlighted.  Educators who attend will receive a Professional Development Certificate.

On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018, the "Experience Paterson:  Labor & Immigrants" tour begins with a 9AM guided visit to the American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark.  Immediately afterwards, participants will board a bus for a tour of the labor and immigrant heritage sites of Haledon and the City of Paterson.  Sites significant to the 1913 Paterson Silk Strike will be highlighted, with stops at the Great Falls, Paterson Museum, and Lambert Castle Museum for guided tours.  Period-costumed guides will provide narrative and opportunity for discussion.  A brown-bag lunch will be provided en route.  The bus will return to the Museum by 1PM.

The registration fee of $20 for Museum members and $25 for non-members includes lunch.  

This project has been proudly supported by a grant from Investors Foundation, investorsbankfoundation.org.

The Botto House National Landmark, home of the American Labor Museum, is located at 83 Norwood Street in Haledon, NJ.  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, Msueum Store, Old World Gardens, educational 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.  For further information and a bus tour registration form, please call the Museum at (973) 595-7953, email labormuseum@gmail.com or visit www.labormuseum.net.