The lock and key from Riverhead’s first jailhouse in 1792; a photo of a 100-foot-high water tower that used to stand in Grangebel Park; a banner from Riverhead High School’s Class of 1918, which is maroon, not blue; and a photo of the Capitol Theatre on West Main Street, which existed from 1920 and, along with the Suffolk Theater, was a downtown movie theater until it was demolished in the early 1960s. READ
Riverhead’s Colonial Ball, planned as part of the town’s 225th anniversary, has been postponed this weekend. Town officials said they are hoping to reschedule it in the fall to coincide with a parade planned for that time. READ
If you’ve ever needed a reason to dress up as George Washington, a pilgrim or in a general 1700’s-themed outfit, you’re in luck.
The Riverhead Town Board will discuss the town’s 225th Anniversary Committee with town historian Georgette Case at its work session on Thursday. READ