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2022 Memorial Day events

HARLEM VALLEY — Honoring the men and women who lost their lives while serving in the military, Dutchess County municipalities will be holding Memorial Day commemorations throughout the region this Monday, May 30 (with some exceptions), to honor those willing to serve and sacrifice for the common good. In northeastern Dutchess County, this year’s community observances of Memorial Day include:

Amenia — Ceremony hosted by the VFW Post #5444 at Amenia Fountain Square at 11 a.m.

Dover — Parade and ceremony hosted by the Dover American Legion Post #1949 on Monday, May 30, with a solemn march to the veterans’ section of the South Dover Cemetery in Wingdale, at 9:30 a.m., stepping off from the Wingdale firehouse at Route 55 off of Route 22; the service will start at 10 a.m. in the cemetery.

Millbrook — Parade and ceremony hosted by Millbrook VFW Post #9008 at Franklin Avenue and Tribute Garden Park at 11 a.m.

Millerton  — The Millerton American Legion Post #178 will conduct its traditional morning cemetery repass on Memorial Day from the Post Home beginning at 6 a.m. by visiting local cemeteries.

The line-up for the annual Memorial Day parade will begin on Century Boulevard at 9:30 a.m. Community and youth organizations are invited to participate. The parade will step off at 10 a.m. and proceed to Main Street, where it will make a brief stop at the Webutuck Creek Bridge to remember those who were lost in the nation’s Naval Services and Merchant Marine.

Following the parade, participants will proceed to the Irondale Cemetery for a brief service before going to Veterans Park for the annual Memorial Day program.

Pine Plains — Parade and ceremony hosted by Shekomeko American Legion Post #426 and Pine Plains VFW Post #5519 at 10:30 a.m.

The parade will then proceed from the Pine Plains firehouse to Town Clock Memorial to Evergreen Cemetery.

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