What's Closed on Columbus Day

Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, is Columbus Day. Here's what's closed.


Monday is Columbus Day, a state and federal holiday that commemorates the Italian explorer Christopher Columbus' Oct. 12, 1492, landing in the New World.

In recent times, Columbus Day, which was designated a federal holiday in 1937, has become a day for many to celebrate their Italian-American heritage. For the majority of Americans, it also means a day off from work or school.

Here’s what’s closed on Monday:

  • Regional School District 13
  • Middlefield Town Hall and all town offices
  • Durham Town Hall and all town offices
  • Durham Public Library
  • Levi E. Coe Library
  • Post Office (no mail delivery)
  • Bank hours will vary
  • All federal and state offices


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