Memorial Day Events & Festivities in Putnam County 2017

May 28, 2017 – May 30, 2017 all-day
Memorial Day Events & Festivities in Putnam County 2017

Friday , Saturday , Sunday, May 26,27,28, 2017

  • Putnam County Joint Veterans Council-
    John Morris Memorial Watchfire Vigil, each night
    6 PM-6AM May 26,27,28 Opening Ceremony Friday the 26th at 7:00 PM
    Flag Retirement through out the Vigil.

Sunday May 28, 2017

  • VFW Post 1374 & Auxiliary, Carmel &
    American Legion Post 270-
    9:30 AM Ceremony at monument on Terryhill Road, Kent
    11:00 AM Ceremony at Post Home 32 Gleneida Ave, Carmel
    Refreshments to follow 11:30 Ceremony

Monday May 29, 2017

  • VFW Post 391, Putnam Valley-
    11:00 AM Ceremony Putnam Valley Town Hall
    12:00 Ceremony Lake Peekskill Monument (Chester Place)
    1:00 PM Ceremony Post Home 153 Oscawanna Lake Road
    Refreshments to follow 1:00 PM ceremony at Post Home
    2:00PM Start of “Round of Honor”. Visiting grave sites, cemeteries, and monuments in vicinity, including Lakeland High School, Bill Mangero Park
  • VFW Post 672, Brewster-
    Parade from Brewster Fire House to Electrozone Field (step off 11:00 AM)
    Ceremony at Electrazone Field following parade
    Light Lunch to follow at Post Home on Peaceable Hill Road
  • VFW Post & Ladies Auxiliary 5491 Mahopac & American Legion Post 1080-
    Parade from Clarke Place to Veterans Memorial Park on East Lake Blvd. (step off 10:00 AM)
    Ceremony to follow at Monument
    American Legion Post 1080 Ceremony at noon following VFW
    Ceremony at 333 Buckshollow Road
    Refreshments to follow at VFW Post home
    154 East Lake Blvd & at the Legion Post 333 Buckshollow Rd.
  • VFW Post 9257& Ladies Auxiliary & AMVET Post 1111 Putnam Lake-
    Parade and Ceremony at The Monument located at the intersec-tion of Fairfield and Haviland Dr.
    10:00- parade step off from The Castle Building located on Haviland Dr.
    Refreshments to be served at VFW 9257, located at 4 Fairfield Dr, Patterson NY 12563
    (Note: this year marks the 70th anniversary of the founding of the post!! Our lone surging charter member, Joseph Garcia, will be recognized during the ceremony. )
  • VFW Post 2362 and American Legion Post 275 Cold Spring-
    9:00 AM step off at 85 Main St, Cold Spring Village Hall, to Veterans Memorial on Mains St, then onto the Old Cold Spring Cemetery (Revolutionary War), then to Nelsonville Town Hall. Ceremony at each location. Refreshments to follow at American Legion/VFW Hall on Cedar Street.
  • VFW Post 8013, Somers-
    Annual Memorial Day Parade and Remembrance Ceremony. Step off 10:00 AM from Somers Middle School to Ivandell Cemetery.
    ( Somers Post is part of the Putnam County Council VFW)
  • American Legion Post 1542, Patterson-
    10:00 AM walk from Post home to monument on Rt. 311 for ceremony. Refreshments to follow at Post Home.

Tuesday May 30, 2016:

  • Putnam County Joint Veterans Council– 6:00 PM Ceremony at Veterans Memorial Park
    Ceremony at Electrozone Field following parade.
    Light Lunch to follow at post home on Peaceable Hill Road