Rhinebeck Memorial Day Observances 2016


Photo credit M. Salamone 

Ceremonies will begin at 9:15 A.M. in  Rhinecliff.

The American Legion Firing Squad, salute the honored dead followed by a brief flag raising ceremony.

Line up for the parade  will begin at 9:30 A.M. at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds.

The parade will step off at 10:30 A.M. sharp from the corner of Mulberry Street and Platt Avenue.

The parade will proceed south on Mulberry Street, turn west onto East Market Street and stop at Village and Town Halls for simultaneous flag raisins and a wreath laying ceremony

There will be refreshments following the parade at the Legion Post.


Monday, May 30th, 2016 
Parade and Ceremony
Location: Village Streets and Rhinebeck Cemetery
Hosted by: American Legion Post # 429
Point of Contact: Wayne Rifenburgh @ 914-474-6161, troypres@aol.com




  1. Thank you for putting my dads picture into your Memorial Day parade announcement every year since he’s passed away. It’s like he is still participating in his most favorite holiday!!!! Brings a tear to my eye!!!!

    Sent from my iPhone


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