It may be just another three-day weekend, but the roots of Labor Day run deep in American history. The first Labor Day was celebrated on September 5, 1882, in New York. The Central Labor Union was responsible for the first celebration. In 1884, the first Monday in September was chosen as Labor Day and the Central Labor Union in New York encouraged other labor organizations around the country to celebrate
Nothing says “summer” like a frosty mug of root beer, and nothing is as American as A&W. Berthoud, Colorado, located 30 miles south of Fort Collins, has had a geniune A&W for over three decades. Read my review of this American tradition here.