MLK Jr. Day [CLOSED]

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a federal holiday in the United States marking the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. It is observed on the third Monday of January each year. Born in 1929, King’s actual birthday is January 15. The holiday is similar to holidays set under the Uniform Monday Holiday Act. 

In observance of the holiday, all County courts and general government offices are closed.

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Independence Day [CLOSED]

According to Seramount.com, Independence Day (also known as the Fourth of July) is a US federal holiday that celebrates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. The original thirteen American colonies declared independence from Britain and established themselves as a new nation known as the United States of America.   

All Henrico County Government buildings and courts will be closed in observance of the holiday.

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Presidents’ Day [CLOSED]

Presidents’ Day is a federal holiday celebrated on the third Monday in February; Presidents’ Day 2023 will occur on Monday, February 20. Originally established in 1885 in recognition of President George Washington, the holiday became popularly known as Presidents’ Day after it was moved as part of 1971’s Uniform Monday Holiday Act, an attempt to create more three-day weekends for the nation’s workers. While several states still have individual holidays honoring the birthdays of Washington, Abraham Lincoln and other figures, Presidents’ Day is now popularly viewed as a day to celebrate all U.S. presidents, past and present.

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