Memorial Day Services In Dutchess County


Here is the information from the Dutchess Division of Veteran Services:

2019 Memorial Day

Community Observances in Dutchess County

(Based on information provided by municipalities and community organizations.)

Listed by date, then alphabetically by municipality:

Hyde Park:

    Saturday, May 25th and Sunday, May 26th, 2019 – 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

      WWII Encampment & Military Displays

      Location: Roosevelt Library, 4079 Albany Post Road

      Point of Contact: Clifford Laube @ (845) 486-7745

Milan:

    Sunday, May 26th, 2019 @ 11:30 A.M.

      Parade & Ceremony

      Location: Milan Town Hall, Route 199

      Hosted by: Town of Milan 

      Point of Contact: Bill Gallagher @ (845) 758-5133 ext. 2, supervisor@milan-ny.gov  

Pawling:

      Sunday, May 26th, 2019 @ 11:15 A.M.      

      Ceremony

     Location: Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 22 Coulter Avenue, Pawling

      Hosted by: Congregation of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church & American Legion Hasler Kamp Post # 215, Honor Guard

      Point of Contact: Liz Nevermann @ (914) 374-7589, beachwalker1972@yahoo.com 

City of Poughkeepsie:

      Sunday, May 26th, 2019 @ 3:00 P.M.

      Ceremony

      Location: Soldier & Sailor Fountain, South Ave.

      Hosted by: City of Poughkeepsie and American Legion Lafayette Post # 37

      Point of Contact: Jacquemae Perotta @ (845) 452-5960, perrotta305@aol.com

Poughkeepsie:

      Sunday, May 26th, 2019 @ 7:30 P.M.   

      Ceremony – Illuminate the Walkway

      Location: Flag Pole in the center of the Walkway over the Hudson

      Hosted by: Walkway Over the Hudson

      Point of Contact: Walkway Over the Hudson Administrative Offices (845) 454-9649

Village of Rhinebeck:

      Sunday, May 26th, 2019 @ 11:00 A.M.

      Ceremony

      Location: 6368 Mill St, Rhinebeck

      Hosted by: Rhinebeck Reformed Church & Montgomery AL Post #429

      Point of Contact: Karla Peterson @ (845) 876-3727

Amenia:   

      Monday, May 27TH, 2019 @ 11:00 A.M.

      Ceremony

      Location: Amenia Veterans Memorial Park

      Hosted by: VFW Post # 5444 

    Point of Contact: Vicki Doyle @ (845) 489-7826, vdoyle@ameniany.gov 

Beacon:

      Monday, May 27th, 2019 @ 1:00 P.M.

      Parade & Ceremony  

      Location: 413 Main Street, Beacon

      Speaker: Robert Lanier, Coast Guard (Ret.) 

      Hosted by: American Legion Beacon Post # 203

      Point of Contact: Tony Lassiter @ (845) 489-7937

Dover:

      Monday, May 27th, 2019 @ 9:00 A.M.

      Parade and Ceremony 

      Location: Dover Elementary School, RT 22 

      Hosted by: American Legion Post # 1949

      Point of Contact: Keith Keasbey @ (845) 832-9199

East Fishkill:

      Monday, May 27th, 2019 @ 10:45 A.M.

      Parade and Ceremony

      Location: East Fishkill Community Center and East Fishkill Memorial, Rt 82 and Beekman Road

      Hosted by: American Legion Manny Bacon Post # 1758

      Point of Contact: Jim Reynolds @ (845) 221-7273

Village of Fishkill:

      Monday, May 27th, 2019 @ 1:00 P.M.

      Parade and Ceremony

      Location: Main Street and Broad Street

      Hosted by: VFW Post # 1286 and Village of Fishkill

      Point of Contact: Julie Spann @ (845) 896-9215 

Hopewell Junction:

      Monday, May 27TH, 2019 @ 9:00 A.M.

      Catholic Mass

      Location: St. Denis Cemetery, 602 Beekman Road, Hopewell Junction

      Hosted by: St. Denis Church

      Point of Contact: Fr. Bob Porpora @ (845) 227-8382, fr.bob@stdenischurch.org 

Hyde Park:

      Monday, May 27th, 2019 @ 1:30 P.M.

      Rose Garden Memorial Service 

      Location: Roosevelt Library, 4079 Albany Post Rd

      Hosted by: The National Park Service

      Point of Contact: Clifford Laube @ (845) 486-7745

Millbrook: 

      Monday, May 27th, 2019 @ 10:00 A.M. 

      Parade and Ceremony

      Location: Franklin Ave and Tribute Garden Park

      Hosted by: Millbrook VFW Post # 9008

      Guest Speaker: Army Col. Lisa Shay, Retired

      Point of Contact: Lonn Moore @ (845) 677-8540, moorelonn@yahoo.com 

Pawling:

      Monday May 27th, 2019 @ 9:30 A.M.

      Parade and Ceremony

      Location: Utter Brothers, Memorial Drive to

      Veteran Memorial Plaza at the Village Green

      Hosted by: American Legion Hasler Kamp Post # 215

      Point of Contact: John Claudet @ (845) 855-9477

Pleasant Valley: 

      Monday, May 27th, 2019 @ 11:00 A.M.

      Ceremony 

      Location: Pleasant Valley Mill site, Main St.

      Hosted by: Pleasant Valley/Millbrook American Legion Post # 739

      Point of Contact: Ross Hartlip @ (914) 489-1164 

Poughkeepsie: 

      Monday, May 27th, 2019 @ 11:00 A.M.

    Ceremony

      Location: Dutchess County War Memorial, corner of Raymond Ave. and Main St.

      Hosted by: Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro and Dutchess County Division of Veterans Services

      Point of Contact: Dutchess County Division of Veterans Services @ (845) 486-2060     

Red Hook:

      Monday, May 27th, 2019 @ 10:00 A.M.

    Parade and Ceremony

      Location: Red Hook High School to Memorial Square Park 

      Hosted by: Red Hook VFW Post # 7765

      Point of Contact: William C. Moore @ (845) 758-8175, wmoore@hvc.rr.com  

      County Executive Molinaro will take part in the Red Hook parade

Rhinecliff:

      Monday, May 27th, 2019 @ 9:00 A.M.

      Flag Raising Ceremony 

      Location: 6331 Mill Street

      Hosted by: Rhinecliff Fire Department

      Point of Contact: Dennis McGuire @ (845) 876-4429 or John Spencer @ (845) 876-4429

Beekman:

      Monday, May 27th, 2019 @ 10:00 A.M.   

      Parade & Ceremony      

      Location: Town Hall and Fire House  

      Hosted by: Town of Beekman

      Point of Contact: Rachael Rancourt @ (845) 724-5300 ext. 221, townclerk@townofbeekmanny.us 

Hyde Park:

      Monday, May 27th, 2019 @ 10:45 A.M.

      Parade & Ceremony

      Location: Hyde Park Town Hall & Hyde Park War Memorial

      Hosted by: Hyde Park Recreation Dept. & American Legion Hyde Park Post # 1303 

      Point of Contact: Michael Athanas @ (845) 233-5999, sogybottom@aol.com

      or Teresa Gasparini (845) 229-8086, tgasparini@hydeparkny.us

LaGrange:

      Monday, May 27th, 2019 @ 11:00 A.M.

      Ceremony

      Location: 120 Stringham Road

      Hosted by: Town of Lagrange, Boy Scout Troop 3082 & Girl Scout Troop 10587

      Point of Contact: Kelly Tighe @ (845) 452-9064, ktighe@lagrangeny.gov 

North East & Millerton:

      Monday, May 27th, 2019 @ 10:00 A.M.

      Parade & Ceremony

      Location: Millerton Fire House to Veterans Park, Main Street

      Hosted by: Millerton American Legion Post #178

      Point of Contact: Sean Klay @ (518) 929-3624, sean@legionpost178.org

Pine Plains:

      Monday, May 27th, 2019 @ 10:30 A.M.

      Parade & Ceremony

      Location: Town Clock Memorial at South Main Street in the Town of Pine Plains

      Hosted by: Shekomeko American Legion Post # 426 and Pine Plains VFW Post # 5519         

      Point of Contact: Marie Stewart @ (845) 546-7349 one.phoenix.rhysing@gmail.com 

Village of Rhinebeck:

      Monday, May 27th, 2019 @ 10:30 A.M.

    Parade and Ceremony 

      Location: Fairgrounds through Village to Rhinebeck Cemetery

      Hosted by: American Legion Montgomery Post # 429

      Point of Contact: Dennis J. McGuire @ (845) 876-4429, denles69@aol.com

Stanford:  

      Monday, May 27th, 2019 @ 9:00 A.M.

      Parade and Ceremony

      Location: Bangall Monument, Hunns Lake Road

      Hosted by: Leroy Campell American Legion Post # 1793

      Point of Contact: John Quinn @ (845) 868-7742 

Village of Tivoli:

      Monday, May 27th, 2019 @ 10:00 A.M.

      Ceremony

      Location: Broadway, Veteran’s Monument 

      Hosted by: American Legion Harris Smith Post #524

      Point of Contact: Commander Thomas Mabie @ (845) 758-1330

Union Vale:

      Monday, May 27th, 2019 @ 9:00 A.M.

      Ceremony

      Location: On-The-Green, Verbank (Town of Union Vale)

      Hosted by: Union Vale Fire Company

      Point of Contact: David McMorris @ (914) 475-8397, dbmcmorris@optonline.net

Wappinger:

      Monday, May 27th, 2019 @ 2:00 P.M.

      Ceremony

      Location: Schlathaus Park, at the intersection of Myers Corners Road and 126 All Angels Hill Road

      Hosted by: Town of Wappinger 

      Point of Contact: Donna Lenhart @ (845) 297-0720

      County Executive Molinaro will provide keynote remarks

Village of Wappingers Falls:

      Monday, May 27th, 2019 @ 9:00 A.M.

      Ceremony 

      Location: Mesier Park

      Hosted by: J.M. Goring-WM. Hurtz American Legion Post # 427 and VFW # 5913

      Point of Contact: Raymond C. Chase Jr. @ (845) 297-2943

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