Celebrate Labor Day!

"When and how did Labor Day come about?

The first observance of Labor Day is believed to have been a parade of 10,000 workers on Sept. 5, 1882, in New York City, organized by Peter J. McGuire, a Carpenters and Joiners Union secretary, to protest working conditions.

By 1893, more than half the states were observing a "Labor Day" on one day or another, and Congress passed a bill to establish a federal holiday in 1894. President Grover Cleveland signed the bill soon afterward, designating the first Monday in September as Labor Day.

Labor Day constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of the country.... " read more here at HighlandsToday,

Have a Happy Labor Day!! We're enjoying family, fun, faith and this land, America! God Bless!


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1 comment:

Kelli said...

Celebrating with you!! Relaxing, cleaning and getting ready to get our free Chickfila sandwiches!!