PHOTO: THE SETAUKET VILLAGE GREEN, LOOKING NORTHWEST TO THE CIRCA 1729 CAROLINE EPISCOPAL CHURCH OF BROOKHAVEN. THIS IS THE SECOND OLDEST EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN CONTINUOUS OPERATION IN AMERICA. A MUSKET BALL WAS FOUND IN ONE OF THE TIMBER FRAME BEAMS AND IS ON DISPLAY IN THE FOYER.
Centered around the Setauket Village Green are the two churches and the Emma S. Clark Memorial Library. Built in 1892, the library has an impressive children's section, computers, tapes and access to the Internet. It also has an extensive Long Island history section and is the repository for the archival collection of the Three Village Historical Society. Explore the Queen Anne Style library as well as the most recent addition, completed in 2000. PHOTO: THE 1892, QUEEN ANNE STYLE EMMA S. CLARK MEMORIAL LIBRARY. THE EXTESIVE ADDITIONS ARE BEHIND THE ORIGINAL LIBRARY WHICH IS NOW A PLEASANT READING ROOM, WHERE THE LIBRARY'S FOUNDER AND NAMESAKE LOOK DOWN ON THE READING ROOM PATRONS.