10:00 – 10:30 – Arrive at the National Memorial Day Museum
The museum commemorates the founding of Memorial Day with many
displays / exhibits from the Civil War era, and continues with displays
from the Spanish American War, World Wars I and II, and the Korean
War. Allow enough time for your interest in artifacts and historical
information reading. Our quick pre-trip took about an hour, and we
didn’t spend a lot of time on the detail. There is a second floor, but no
elevator. Requested Donation is $1.00 per person.
12:00 – Depart the for lunch at Deerhead Inn Restaurant
On beautiful Cayuga Lake at 2554 Lower Lake Road, Seneca Falls, NY.
From the museum, head South, over the Cayuga-Seneca Canal, and
turn East on River Road. Restaurant is fully accessible. Lunch menu
(last year’s prices) attached to this document.
1:15 – Depart for Sampson Military Museum
On beautiful Seneca Lake, inside Sampson State Park (vehicle
entrance fee is $7.00 per car on the weekends). The museum is
straight ahead as you enter the park, past the airplane, on the left.
Parking is on the right. As you enter the building, you see a large
courtyard. The Navel Museum is on the left, the Airforce Museum on
the right, and across the courtyard between the museums, are the
bathrooms. Both museums accept donations.
Reservations requested to set up tables for lunch. Reply to 585-582-1070 or
E-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 14th if possible.
STOP One: Memorial Day Museum, 35 East Main St, Waterloo, NY 13165
This older house is located just east of the intersection of NYS Route 5 - US
Route 20 and NYS Route 96, on the North side of East Main Street. Parking
is along the street. From NYS Thruway, Exit 42 (Geneva - Lyons) is at NYS
Route 14 or Exit 41 (Waterloo – Clyde) is at NYS Route 414.
STOP Two: Deerhead Inn Restaurant, 2554 Lower Lake Rd, Seneca Falls, NY
From the Memorial Day Museum (MDM) head South across the Seneca-
Cayuga Canal to River Road, turn east. River road (changes name to Bayard
Street in Seneca Falls) ends at Lower Lake Road (a lakefront park is in front
of you), turn south (right) to Lower Lake Road. The Inn is on your right as
you travel south. The parking entrance is on the South side of the building,
and the building entrance is from the parking lot at the rear of the building.
Directions to New York 96A, Romulus, NY 14541
20.5 mi – about 30 mins
STOP Three: Sampson Military Museum at Sampson State Park