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New Windsor Cantonment Memorial Day

May 29, 2017

New Windsor Cantonment Memorial Day

Memorial Day Commemoration
May 29, 2017
1:00 P.M. - 4:30 P.M.
On Memorial Day weekend, May 29, at 2:00 PM, site staff in period dress will perform a ceremony to honor our nation's veterans.
From 1:00 P.M. to 4:30 P.M. visitors can watch soldiers performing musket drills, blacksmithing, and other activities performed at the original encampment.
Following the ceremony soldiers will fire their muskets and a cannon on the "Grand Parade," the very field where George Washington's announcement of impending end of the Revolutionary War over 200 years ago.
Admission is free!
For more information please call the site at (845) 561-1765 ext. 22.

Purple Heart Hall of Honor Purple Heart Mem Day
Memorial Day Program
May 29, 2017
3:00 p.m.
Memorial Day History & Tradition
Memorial Day began 152 years ago as a national observance recognizing all who have died in military service. To commemorate this day, the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor is offering a presentation on the American Civil War origins and meaning of Memorial Day.
The presentation will be held on Temple Hill in conjunction with the activities at the New Windsor Cantonment.
For additional information, please call 845-561-1765.


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