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Posted on: May 24, 2019

[ARCHIVED] City Offices Closed in Observance of Memorial Day


The City of Cottonwood will be closed on Monday, May 27 in celebration of Memorial Day. Public safety and emergency utility personnel will be available. Have a safe holiday and remember to honor the men and women who died while servicing in the U.S. military.

Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries or memorials, holding family gatherings and participating in parades. Unofficially, it marks the beginning of the summer season.

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