Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue, then arrived in the Americas on Oct. 12, 1492.
More than 500 years later, many Americans get to stay home from work or school the second Monday each October in honor of the unofficial founder of America.
In Cinnaminson, public schools will remain open on Columbus Day. St. Charles Borromeo School will be closed.
The Cinnaminson Township Municipal Building will be closed on Monday.
Burlington County and New Jersey government offices will also be shutting down for Columbus Day, which is a federal and state holiday.
Post offices will also be closed, and there will be no mail delivery.
Some banks will be closed, but most will be open. The stock and financial markets will be open.
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