(NewsNation Now) — The U.S. Postal Service recognizes 10 official holidays each year, including Columbus Day, or what is in some states called Indigenous Peoples’ Day or Native American Day. This means mail and packages are not delivered and post offices are closed.
According to the postal service, the following holidays are recognized in 2020:
|Wednesday, January 1||New Year’s Day|
|Monday, January 20||Birthday of Martin Luther King Jr.|
|Monday, February 17*||Washington’s Birthday|
|Monday, May 25||Memorial Day|
|Friday, July 3**||Independence Day|
|Monday, September 7||Labor Day|
|Monday, October 12||Columbus Day|
|Wednesday, November 11||Veterans Day|
|Thursday, November 26||Thanksgiving Day|
|Friday, December 25||Christmas Day|
NewsNation affiliate WCMH contributed to this report.