May 04, 2021

American Labor Museum unveils 2021 phase of the "Silk Walk" on June 6th at 1PM

Haledon, NJ - The American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark proudly announces the unveiling of the 2021 phase of the Silk Walk, scheduled to take place on Sunday, June 6th at 1PM on the Museum's grounds.  Donors of this year's bricks will receive an invitation to attend the unveiling program.  In addition, the Museum will be open to donors and the Museum store will be available for browsing and shopping.

Individuals and organizations may purchase an engraved brick for placement in the Museum's SIlk Walk. The deadline for orders for this year's phase of its Silk Walk Project is now closed.  The deadline for the 2022 phase is March 31st, 2022.

The Silk Walk is made of engraved bricks prominiently placed at the Museum's front walkway and under the grape arbor of its Old World Gardens.  On Sunday, June 7th, 2020 at 1PM, the American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark will host a private unveiling by appointment only for the donors of the twenty-fifth phase of its Silk Walk Project.  This ongoing project is available for all to participate.  Purchase an engraved brick as a memorial for a loved one, to honor a graduate, to celebrate a co-worker/organization or even for yourself.  Silk Walks are priced from $50 to $200.  Funds from the project are used for the Museum's educational programs, outreach and exhibits.

The Botto House National Landmark, home of the American Labor Museum, is located at 83 Norwood Street in Haledon, NJ.  It was the meeting place for over 20,000 silk mill workers during the 1913 Paterson Silk Strike.  The Museum offers a free lending library, restored period rooms, changing exhibits, Msueum Store, Old World Gardens, educational programs and special events.  The Museum's hours of operation are Monday through Friday 9AM-5PM.  The Museum is open to visitors Wednesday through Saturday from 1-4PM or by appointment.  For further information and to order a Silk Walk engraved brick, please call the Museum at (973) 595-7953, email labormuseum@gmail.com or visit www.labormuseum.net to complete an online Silk Walk engraved brick order form and to make an appointment to view your engraved brick on June 7th, 2020.