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Where to Find a Local Memorial Day Observance

Memorial Day at the County Veterans Cemetery

Saturday, May 28th

Mamakating: 9:00 – 11:15 am – Edward M. Maier Memorial VFW Post 4947 will hold Memorial Day Services at the following: 9:00 am – Poplar Grove Cemetery, 9:45 am – Monument at the Phillipsport Community Center, 10:30 am – Burlingham Cemetery, and 11:15 am – Pine Hill Cemetery.

Sunday, May 29th

Tusten-Highland-Lumberland:  The Tusten-Highland-Lumberland VFW Post 6427 will have cemetery ceremonies to honor our deceased Veterans: 11:00 am – Lava Cemetery, 11:20 am – St. Francis Cemetery, 11:45 am – Glen Cove Cemetery and 2:00 pm –Ceremony at the Old Tusten Church, Town of Tusten.

Monday, May 30th

Bethel:  11: 00 am – The Sgt. Andrew Brucher VFW Post 5499 will hold a small service commemorating Memorial Day, in the Veterans Park across the street from the Kauneonga Lake Fire House. This year’s guest speaker will be Sullivan County District Attorney Meagan Galligan. Please arrive prior to 11:00 am and follow current social distancing guidelines.  

Barryville:  9:20 am – Sylvan Liebla American Legion Post 1363 will conduct a Memorial Service at the Barryville Cemetery, Mail Road.

County Service:  Liberty:  1:00 pm – The Veterans Service Agency will hold an abbreviated Memorial Day Service and Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Sullivan County Veterans Cemetery, Sunset Lake Road, Liberty.  Master of Ceremonies is John Crotty. Please follow current social distancing guidelines.

Eldred:  9:00 am – Sylvan Liebla American Legion Post 1363 will conduct a Memorial Service at the Eldred Cemetery.

Fremont Center: 9:30 am – Veterans Memorial Service; 10:00 am – Parade down County Route 94.  Road closure of the parade route will be at 9:00 am.

Grahamsville: 11 am - Flag Exchange Ceremony, Grahamsville Rural Cemetery, Route 55, Grahamsville.

Liberty: 10:30 am – The Town of Liberty will be having a Memorial Day Parade down Main Street and will conclude with a ceremony at the Liberty Veterans Cemetery on Cold Spring Road.

Long Eddy:  1:00 pm – The Alan Milk Memorial VFW Post 7276 will hold a Memorial Service at the Long Eddy Cemetery.  Immediately following the service, there will be refreshments at the Firehouse and The Post’s Ladies Auxiliary will be putting on a buffet.

Lumberland:  10:00 am – For the first time since the start of the pandemic, the Town of Lumberland’s Memorial Day Observance will return as a brief outdoor event at the Lumberland Town Hall, 1054 Proctor Road, Glen Spey.

Mamakating:  9:00 am – The Edward M. Maier Memorial VFW Post 4947 will hold a Dedication and Service at the Summitville Fire House and Monument. They will have a Memorial Day Service at 11:00 am at the Bloomingburg Cemetery, followed by the Wurtsboro Memorial Day Parade at 1:00 pm. Parade lineup at 12:30 pm, Step off at 1:00 pm.

Roscoe: 10:00 am – Memorial Day Parade with a memorial ceremony immediately following, at the Roscoe Firehouse.

Tusten-Highland-Lumberland:  1:00 pm  Tusten-Highland-Lumberland VFW Post 6427 and Sylvan Liebla American Legion Post 1363 will be holding joint Memorial Day Services at Heroes Park, corner of Route 55 and Proctor Road, in Eldred.

Wurtsboro: 1:00 pm – Memorial Day Parade, which will begin on Pine Street, head up to Route 209, left onto Sullivan Street, and conclude at the American Legion Post 1266, 92 Pine Street. A Memorial Service will be held at the Veterans Park located on the corner of Sullivan & 3rd Streets in Wurtsboro, at the conclusion of the parade.