Happy Labor Day weekend! Here are some fun facts that we found from the Huffington Post
Did you know?……………………..
- Labor Day has been celebrated on the first Monday of September every year since President Grover Cleveland declared that day Labor Day in 1894.abor Day has been celebrated on the first Monday of September every year since President Grover Cleveland declared that day Labor Day in 1894.
- While most Americans likely consider Labor Day a uniquely American experience, but in all reality, Labor Day has its origins in Canada.
- First Labor Day festivities included “speeches, a picnic, an abundance of cigars and, Lager beer kegs… mounted in every conceivable place.” (quote from a NY daily newspaper)
- The first Labor Day celebration in the United States can be traced to New York City’s Union Square on Sept. 5, 1882. It was designed as a way to appease city workers after numerous strikes and in some cases even violence.
What are your plans for Labor Day?
Please share with us! Next year, come visit Santa Fe and stay with us at Adobe Destinations! Enjoy the plaza, the lakes, the mountains, the food, the shopping, the art and much more! We look forward to your visit 🙂
Have a great weekend! Be safe and have fun!
Have a beautiful Santa Fe Day