Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement
‘Labor Day’ by Mir Tamim Ansary is available at the Detroit Lakes Public Library. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Learn about history of Labor Day at DL Library

Email

We all know Labor Day is that long weekend before the kids go back to school, but why do we celebrate it?

According to the United States Department of Labor website, we celebrate the “contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.”

The Central Labor Union was behind the first Labor Day celebration, which took place Sept. 5, 1882 in New York City.  To learn more, come to your library!

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at subscriberservices@forumcomm.com and we can help you.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement