- Deuteronomy 32:7
Remember the days of old; consider the generations long past. Ask your father and he will tell you, your elders, and they will explain to you.
Setauket Presbyterian Church and Burial Ground is a historic church dating back to the 1660s. Over 800 gravesites rest on the grounds containing remains of some of the earliest pastors — Nathaniel Brewster (1600-1690), George Phillips (1660-1739), and Benjamin Talmadge (1723-1786) — and historical figures including Abraham Woodhull, leader of the Culper spy ring against the British during the American Revolution.
The original structure suffered a catastrophic fire from a lightning strike and the present church was rebuilt in 1812. In 1996, the church and burial ground were added to the National Register of Historic Places.
(photo from government survey around 1910-1912)