Field of Honor at the Home of Franklin D Roosevelt National Historic Site


Sat, May 27, 2023 - Mon, May 29, 2023    
All Day


Home of Franklin D Roosevelt National Historic Site
4097 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park, New York

Event Type

The Hyde Park Education Foundation is sponsoring its Fourth Field of Honor®  on Memorial Day weekend, May 27-29, 2023, on the lawn in front of the Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site, on Route 9 in Hyde Park. The Field of Honor® is a display of 200+ American flags, 3’ x 5’, mounted on 8’ poles.

At the HPEF website, , flags can be purchased or dedicated; click on “HOW TO DONATE”  Each flag purchased can be labeled in memory or in honor of a veteran, a fallen soldier, or anyone the buyer wishes to remember.  If you or your business would like to make a sponsorship donation, please visit the website and click on “HOW TO DONATE”. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Hyde Park Education Foundation.

The Hyde Park Field of Honor®  opening ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 27, at 10:00 a.m. (Rain date is Sunday May 28) There will be live, local entertainment on the MainStage,  and a kids’ tent for activities, crafts and games on Saturday, from 11 am to 4 pm.  At 4 pm, FDR High School Music alumni will perform a concert on the Main Stage. All events at the Field of Honor®  are free to the public, and open from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

The Hyde Park Education Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit group, whose mission is to provide financial resources to individual schools and district-wide programs and activities that encourage and enhance the educational opportunities and well-being of the students of the Hyde Park Central School District. Since its re-establishment in 2017, the HPEF has organized drives to collect donations for the Hygiene Closets at several of the Hyde Park Schools, raised money for Teacher Grants, which awarded over $10,000.00 to teachers for special programs in their classrooms, distributed more than $5000.00 to all the schools for “special projects”, and began an annual Senior Scholarship in 2019. Visit the Hyde Park Education Foundation website for more information.