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Thurman to celebrate bicentennial

Come on out to Thurman on June 14 & 15 for the fun-filled weekend with many events for all ages. There will be a ceremony to rededicate the Veteran’s Memorial that once stood in front of the Town Hall. The rededication ceremony will take place on June 14 at 6:30 p.m. at the Pavilion on the Veteran’s Memorial Field. The Warrensburg American Legion Post 446 will be present for this ceremony.

The Warren County Ramblers will play from 7 – 9 p.m. following the rededication ceremony.

A small encampment of re-enactors is scheduled to do an encampment on Friday and Saturday.

There will be also be a re-enactor portraying Stephen Griffing on Saturday June 15 starting at 3 p.m.

Also, on June 15 Sher Millis will be using her skills as a fabulous artist to paint children’s faces free of charge. But, you don’t have to be a child to get your face painted; Sher will also paint faces of the young at heart!

Additionally, we hear there will be themed crafts and activities for youngsters to engage themselves in.

Also at Thurman Station on Saturday June 15 is the “Wilderness Heritage Corridor Showcase Preview,” from 11 a.m.to 1:30 p.m. at Thurman railroad station, there will be 20 exhibitors/vendors/artisans, with music by The String Dusters on state Rte. 418 just past the bridge over the Hudson River.

On Saturday, June 15, Myrna Keeler and Nancy Decker will be serving up portions of pulled pork, also hotdogs and hot & cold beverages at reasonable prices.

Vintage Country will play from 4 – 6 p.m. this duo play an array of instruments, so come on out to hear Mark and Leticia Arrington sing your country favorites.

Stringdusters will play from 7-9 p.m. followed by fireworks at dusk.

These events are free to the public and funded by the Town of Thurman Occupancy Tax funds.

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