What's Closed in Ledyard on Columbus Day

Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, is Columbus Day. Here's what's closed.


Monday is Columbus Day, a state and federal holiday that commemorates the Italian explorer Christopher Columbus' Oct. 12, 1492, landing in the New World.

In recent times, Columbus Day, which was designated a federal holiday in 1937, has become a day for many to celebrate their Italian-American heritage. For the majority of Americans, it also means a day off from work or school.

Here’s what’s closed on Monday:

  • Ledyard Public Schools are closed.
  • Ledyard Town Hall and municipal buildings are closed.
  • The Bill and Gales Ferry libraries are closed.
  • The post office is closed and mail will not be delivered.
  • Most banks are closed.
  • All federal offices are closed.
  • The DMV is closed. Click here for more information.
  • Connecticut Lottery Headquarters in Rocky Hill is closed.
Maugle Sierra Vineyards & Winery October 06, 2012 at 12:52 PM
Better to ask What's Open! Maugle Sierra Vineyards and Winery is open Columbus day week from Thursday thru Monday, with live music. Monday Oct., 8th., Columbus Day Afternoon, Enjoy the Dynamic Guitar Duo of Judy Handler and Mark Levesque from 2 - 5 pm. "Judy and Mark are extraordinary professionals who exude energy and musical passion on their releases, as well as their live performances... Separately they are exciting musicians; together they are a powerful force of sound, showmanship, and music." -- Edward F. Nesta, Publisher, Luxury Experience Magazine. The winery has Lovely indoor & outdoor spaces, delicious wine and great music. Bring your friends, bring food and enjoy a relaxing holiday.


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