United States Observance
A list of U.S. observances.
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... Hawaii, Alaska, and South Dakota are the three states that do not recognize Columbus Day at all, though Hawaii and South Dakota mark the day with an alternative holiday or ... of October, though the name change has not ended protest related to the observance of Columbus' discovery ... The state government does not treat either Columbus Day or Discoverers' Day as a legal holiday state, city and county government offices and schools are open for ...
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