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Post Office, Federal Agencies Closed Wednesday For George H.W. Bush’s Funeral


Former President George H.W. Bush’s remains sit in the rotunda of the U.S. Capitol.
Credit: White House

As the country celebrates the life of former President George H.W. Bush on Wednesday, a number of closures will take place.

The day of mourning for the 41st president, who died Friday night at age 94, will be a massive affair in Washington D.C. and involve dignitaries from around the country and world.

What will be impacted:

  • The U.S. Postal Service will not provide regular mail service and all post offices will be closed. However, there will be limited package delivery service to keep up with holiday volume.
  • The New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ will be closed.
  • Some financial institutions will be impacted on a company-by-company basis.
  • Federal offices, the U.S. House of Representatives, the U.S. Senate, U.S. Supreme Court, and federal courthouses will be closed.

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