MISSION STATEMENT
The mission of the Mattituck Laurel
Historical Society and Museums is to
involve the community in, and provide
education about, the diverse historical
heritage of the area.
Love Lane looking South, circa 1935
1970  The New Egypt School House was
               donated by Thornton Smith of
               Plandome and Camp Mineola ,
               Mattituck, and was moved to its
               present site in October.
HISTORY OF
THE MATTITUCK-LAUREL
HISTORICAL SOCIETY, INC.
By Norman Wamback, Curator/Historian
1964  The first meeting was organized
               by Dorothea Delahanty on May 15th.
1965  By July, the membership had grown
               to 48.
1966  1) On March 28th,
               the Charter was received.
      2)  The house and barn were given
               to the Society on May 23rd
               by Cedric Hill Wickham, saving
               the buildings from demolition.
1969  1)  The Provisional Charter
               was received.
      2) The Milk House was donated from
               the Bergen Farm, Main Road.
      3) Lot 57 was purchased from
               Mattituck Estates with a $5,000
               donation made by R.C. Kopf
               in memory of his wife.
To do this, the Mattituck Laurel
Historical Society and Museums
maintains a museum complex &
archives, acquires and preserves relics
and histories, and offers exhibits and
programs of interest to all ages.