The ceremony will be held at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Poughkeepsie, New York, and the reception will be a 10 minute drive away at the Locust Grove Estate. The wedding hotels are walking distance from the reception.
The ceremony will begin promptly at 3:15pm (German time). After the ceremony, cocktail hour will start at Locust Grove. Guest will make their way there and may explore the beautiful garden grounds. Hors d’oeuvres will be served during cocktail hour, followed by dinner and dancing. Night owls can join us for the after-party, also within walking distance, from 11pm on.
Locust Grove is a National Historic Landmark estate. The 180-acre park-like estate includes hiking trails and gardens and overlooks the Hudson River from a bluff. The property includes a home designed for Samuel Morse, the inventor of the telegraph.
Attire: Summer formal. Suits and ties of any color (black tie optional for overachievers), cocktail dresses. If you'd like to stroll the grounds, consider appropriate footwear for non-paved paths. And most importantly, don't forget your dancing shoes.
Holy Trinity Catholic Church
775 Main Street
Poughkeepsie, New York 12603
Locust Grove Estate
2683 South Road
Poughkeepsie, New York 12601
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