Photos: A celebration 300 years in the making in Mattituck

06/06/2015 2:45 PM |
Tom Gahan calls everyone to attention during Saturday's celebrations in Mattituck. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Tom Gahan calls everyone to attention during Saturday’s celebrations in Mattituck. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Mattituck Presbyterian Church celebrated its 300th anniversary on Saturday with a party on and around its church grounds. The bash included tours of the church and the cemetery, presentations by local dignitaries and plenty of games for children.

The event also featured live music and a farmers and artisans market.

Celebrations continue with a concert Saturday evening at the church and conclude with Sunday’s services.

Click here to find out more about the celebration.

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Face painter Susan Brewster works on Annelise Durkin, 10, of Mattituck.

Face painter Susan Brewster works on Annelise Durkin, 10, of Mattituck.

Tony Raynor, 3, of Mattituck enjoying a game of hopscotch.

Tony Raynor, 3, of Mattituck enjoying a game of hopscotch.

County lawmaker Al Krupski with one of many proclamations handed out during the event.

County lawmaker Al Krupski with one of many proclamations handed out during the event.

Old meets new as Meghan Cavanaugh of Hampton Bays takes photos at the party.

Old meets new as Meghan Cavanaugh of Hampton Bays takes photos at the party.

The NJROTC and members of the church during the ceremony.

The NJROTC and members of the church during the ceremony.

The party at the church.

The party at the church.

Volunteer Daisy Clasing of Mattituck sells ice cream to raise money.

Volunteer Daisy Clasing of Mattituck sells ice cream to raise money.

Irene Raico of Laurel tends to the church grounds.

Irene Raico of Laurel tends to the church grounds.

Ms. Raico of Laurel shows off her anniversary nails.

Ms. Raico of Laurel shows off her anniversary nails.

Kent Robins, 9, of Cutchogue plays with traditional toys.

Kent Robins, 9, of Cutchogue plays with traditional toys.

Dignitaries pose on the church steps.

Dignitaries pose on the church steps.

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