Veterans Day is this Sunday, Nov. 11, though it's officially observed in many places Monday, Nov. 12.
While Nov. 11 was first observed as a day to honor military veterans in 1919, then known as Armistice Day. The holiday has been officially celebrated as Veterans Day since 1954, according to the U.S. Army Center of Military History.
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Veterans Day: Open/Closed
- Town Hall is closed Monday in honor of Veterans Day.
- There's no trash pickup on Monday, Nov. 12 in observance of Veterans Day. Trash pickup will be delayed one day the rest of the week.
- The East Smithfield Public Library will be closed on Monday, Nov. 12 in commemoration of Veterans' Day.
- The Smithfield Senior Center