Patriots' Day 2019

What's open and closed?
The Minute Man, statue by Daniel Chester French, at the Old North Bridge, Concord, Massachusetts. (Wikimedia Commons, David Pape)

Patriots' Day is a Massachusetts holiday to commemorate the battles of Lexington and Concord.  It is not a federal holiday.

What's Open?

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What's Closed?

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