Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery

Cemetery Rules and Regulations

Cemetery Grounds

The cemetery grounds are open every day at 8:00 am and closes promptly at 4:30 pm, 365 days a year.

The following rules are strictly enforced are not allowed under any circumstance:
Sun Dial
  • PLANTING AT GRAVES
  • ARTIFICIAL AND SILK FLOWERS
  • VIGIL LIGHTS
  • BALLOONS
  • EMBELLISHMENTS OF ANY KIND
  • BICYCLES AND MOTORCYCLES
  • PICINICS
  • JOGGING
  • DOGS
We expect all visitors to follow these rules and respect this sacred place.

Community Mausoleum

The Community Mausoleum is open every day at 9:00 am and the doors are locked promptly at 4:00 pm, 365 days a year.

Community Mausoleum
The following rules are strictly enforced are not allowed under any circumstance:
  • ARTIFICIAL, SILK FLOWERS AND WREATHS
  • POTTED PLANTS
  • BALLOONS
  • VIGIL LIGHTS
  • PHOTOS
  • EMBELLISHMENTS FASTENED TO CRYPT OR NICHE FRONTS

The Cemetery Gates Close Promptly at 4:30 PM

If you need further information or have questions please contact our main office at (845) 454-6020.