Tag: Labor Day

Annual Labor Day Wreath Laying Ceremony Held September 1

Labor leaders, public officials and members of the local community will gather in Pennsauken on Friday, Sept. 1 to celebrate workers across our country at the annual AFL-CIO wreath-laying ceremony. This annual event has been held for over 120 years

A Special Postage Stamp For Labor Day, 1956

By Robert Fisher-Hughes, AAP Columnist and Amateur Historian Since the invention of the first postage stamps in the United Kingdom in the 1840, an innovation adopted by the United States since 1847, a veritable gallery of art and history in

The Father of Labor Day And His Pennsauken Monument

By Robert Fisher-Hughes, AAP Columnist and Amateur Historian In Arlington Cemetery in Pennsauken, N.J. there stand two monuments to Peter J. McGuire. The older of the two marks the resting place of the man and his family, but includes the

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