Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal holiday, falls on the third Monday of January each year.
It pays tribute to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., one of the most prominent leaders of the civil rights movement. King believed in peaceful protest and non-violence in the mission for racial equality. He delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech on Aug. 28, 1963 in Washington, DC.
King was assassinated April 4, 1968. He was 39 years old.
Here's the list of what is open and closed on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013:
- Brewster Central Schools
- Brewster Public Library
- Federal and state offices
- Town of Southeast offices
- U.S. post offices
- Village of Brewster offices
- Retail businesses (including grocery and liquor stores)
Call ahead before heading to any other locals establishments (listed here in our directory) to confirm they are open.