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What's Open, Closed on Columbus Day in Windsor?

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

What's Open, Closed on Columbus Day in Windsor?

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. Not everything in Windsor will be closed, but there are some major closing that may keep you from getting some errands done.

Here’s what’s closed on Monday:

  • All federal, state and local city and town offices are closed.
  • Most banks are closed.
  • Schools are closed.
  • Many public libraries are closed.
  • All postal offices are closed and mail will not be delivered.
  • The DMV is closed. Click here for more information.
  • Connecticut Lottery Headquarters in Rocky Hill is closed.

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