2019 Memorial Day Observances in Dutchess County

Memorial Day Parade in the Town of Hyde Park. Photo by Niki DeLawder.

Memorial Day Parade in the Town of Hyde Park. Photo by Niki DeLawder.

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:

Friday, May 24, 2019 • 7:00 P.M.
USO Show at the Roosevelt Library, 4079 Albany Post Road
Contact: Clifford Laube @ (845) 486-7745
Pre-registration is required, visit www.fdrlibrary.org to register

Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26, 2019 • 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
WWII Encampment & Military Displays at the Roosevelt Library, 4079 Albany Post Road
Contact: Clifford Laube @ (845) 486-7745


Milan:

Sunday, May 26, 2019 • 11:30 A.M.
Parade & Ceremony at Milan Town Hall, Route 199
Hosted by: Town of Milan 
Contact: Bill Gallagher @ (845) 758-5133 ext. 2, supervisor@milan-ny.gov


Pawling:

Sunday, May 26, 2019 • 11:15 A.M. 
Ceremony at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 22 Coulter Avenue, Pawling
Hosted by: Congregation of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church & American Legion Hasler Kamp Post # 215, Honor Guard
Contact: Liz Nevermann @ (914) 374-7589, beachwalker1972@yahoo.com


City of Poughkeepsie:

Sunday, May 26, 2019 • 3:00 P.M.
Ceremony at the Soldier & Sailor Fountain, South Ave.
Hosted by: City of Poughkeepsie and American Legion Lafayette Post # 37
Contact: Jacquemae Perotta (845) 452-5960, perrotta305@aol.com


Poughkeepsie

Sunday, May 26, 2019 • 7:30 P.M. 
Ceremony – Illuminate the Walkway at the Flag Pole in the center of the Walkway over the Hudson
Hosted by: Walkway Over the Hudson
Contact: Walkway Over the Hudson Administrative Offices (845) 454-9649


Village of Rhinebeck

Sunday, May 26, 2019 • 11:00 A.M.
Ceremony at 6368 Mill St, Rhinebeck
Hosted by: Rhinebeck Reformed Church & Montgomery AL Post #429
Contact: Karla Peterson (845) 876-3727


Amenia 

Monday, May 27, 2019 • 11:00 A.M.
Ceremony at the Amenia Veterans Memorial Park
Hosted by: VFW Post # 5444 
Contact: Vicki Doyle (845) 489-7826, vdoyle@ameniany.gov


Beacon

Monday, May 27, 2019 • 1:00 P.M.

Parade & Ceremony at 413 Main Street, Beacon
Speaker: Robert Lanier, Coast Guard (Ret.) 
Hosted by: American Legion Beacon Post # 203
Contact: Tony Lassiter (845) 489-7937


Dover

Monday, May 27th, 2019 • 9:00 A.M.
Parade and Ceremony at Dover Elementary School, RT 22 
Hosted by: American Legion Post # 1949
Contact: Keith Keasbey (845) 832-9199


East Fishkill

Monday, May 27th, 2019 • 10:45 A.M.
Parade and Ceremony at the East Fishkill Community Center and East Fishkill Memorial, Rt 82 and Beekman Road
Hosted by: American Legion Manny Bacon Post # 1758
Contact: Jim Reynolds (845) 221-7273


Village of Fishkill

Monday, May 27th, 2019 • 1:00 P.M.
Parade and Ceremony on Main Street and Broad Street
Hosted by: VFW Post # 1286 and Village of Fishkill
Contact: Julie Spann (845) 896-9215


Hyde Park

Monday, May 27th, 2019 • 1:30 P.M.
Rose Garden Memorial Service at the Roosevelt Library, 4079 Albany Post Rd
Hosted by: The National Park Service
Contact: Clifford Laube (845) 486-7745


Millbrook

Monday, May 27th, 2019 • 10:00 A.M. 
Parade and Ceremony on Franklin Ave and Tribute Garden Park
Hosted by: Millbrook VFW Post # 9008
Guest Speaker: Army Col. Lisa Shay, Retired
Contact: Lonn Moore (845) 677-8540, moorelonn@yahoo.com 


Pawling

Monday May 27th, 2019 • 9:30 A.M.
Parade and Ceremony at Utter Brothers, Memorial Drive to Veteran Memorial Plaza at the Village Green
Hosted by: American Legion Hasler Kamp Post # 215
Contact: John Claudet @ (845) 855-9477


Pleasant Valley

Monday, May 27th, 2019 • 11:00 A.M.
Ceremony at the Pleasant Valley Mill site, Main St.
Hosted by: Pleasant Valley/Millbrook American Legion Post # 739
Contact: Ross Hartlip (914) 489-1164


Poughkeepsie

Monday, May 27th, 2019 • 11:00 A.M.
Ceremony at the 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
Contact: Dutchess County Division of Veterans Services (845) 486-2060


Red Hook

Monday, May 27th, 2019 • 10:00 A.M.
Parade and Ceremony from Red Hook High School to Memorial Square Park 
Hosted by: Red Hook VFW Post # 7765
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 at 6331 Mill Street
Hosted by: Rhinecliff Fire Department
Contact: Dennis McGuire (845) 876-4429 or John Spencer (845) 876-4429


Beekman

Monday, May 27th, 2019 • 10:00 A.M. 
Parade & Ceremony at Town Hall and Fire House 
Hosted by: Town of Beekman
Contact: Rachael Rancourt (845) 724-5300 ext. 221, townclerk@townofbeekmanny.us


Hyde Park

Monday, May 27, 2019 • 10:45 A.M.
Parade & Ceremony at Hyde Park Town Hall & Hyde Park War Memorial
Hosted by: Hyde Park Recreation Dept. & American Legion Hyde Park Post # 1303 
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 at 120 Stringham Road
Hosted by: Town of Lagrange, Boy Scout Troop 3082 & Girl Scout Troop 10587
Contact: Kelly Tighe (845) 452-9064, ktighe@lagrangeny.gov


North East & Millerton

Monday, May 27th, 2019 • 10:00 A.M.
Parade & Ceremony at the Millerton Fire House to Veterans Park, Main Street
Hosted by: Millerton American Legion Post #178
Contact: Sean Klay (518) 929-3624, sean@legionpost178.org


Pine Plains

Monday, May 27, 2019 • 10:30 A.M.
Parade & Ceremony at the 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 
Contact: Marie Stewart (845) 546-7349 one.phoenix.rhysing@gmail.com


Village of Rhinebeck

Monday, May 27, 2019 • 10:30 A.M.
Parade and Ceremony from the fairgrounds through Village to Rhinebeck Cemetery
Hosted by: American Legion Montgomery Post # 429
Contact: Dennis J. McGuire (845) 876-4429, denles69@aol.com


Stanford

Monday, May 27, 2019 • 9:00 A.M.
Parade and Ceremony at the Bangall Monument, Hunns Lake Road
Hosted by: Leroy Campell American Legion Post # 1793
Contact: John Quinn (845) 868-7742


Village of Tivoli

Monday, May 27, 2019 • 10:00 A.M.
Ceremony on Broadway at the Veteran’s Monument 
Hosted by: American Legion Harris Smith Post #524
Contact: Commander Thomas Mabie (845) 758-1330


Union Vale

Monday, May 27, 2019 • 9:00 A.M.
Ceremony at the On-The-Green, Verbank (Town of Union Vale)
Hosted by: Union Vale Fire Company
Contact: David McMorris (914) 475-8397, dbmcmorris@optonline.net


Wappinger

Monday, May 27, 2019 • 2:00 P.M.
Ceremony at Schlathaus Park, at the intersection of Myers Corners Road and 126 All Angels Hill Road
Hosted by: Town of Wappinger 
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 at Mesier Park
Hosted by: J.M. Goring-WM. Hurtz American Legion Post # 427 and VFW # 5913
Contact: Raymond C. Chase Jr. (845) 297-2943

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