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Kassie Basada of Pomona dressed for Independence Day (Credit: John Meore)

Kassie Basada of Pomona dressed for Independence Day claps to the music of the Clearwater Walkabout Chorus as The Orchards of Conklin in Pomona celebrates their 300th anniversary. (July 4, 2012)

Conklin Farm celebrates 300

The Orchards of Conklin in Pomona celebrates their 300th anniversary. (July 4, 2012)

The Orchards of Conklin in Pomona celebrates its
(Credit: John Meore)

The Orchards of Conklin in Pomona celebrates its 300th anniversary. (July 4, 2012)

Walking tours are given as The Orchards of
(Credit: John Meore)

Walking tours are given as The Orchards of Conklin in Pomona celebrates their 300th anniversary. (July 4, 2012)

A local family watches as the farm's pig
(Credit: John Meore)

A local family watches as the farm's pig is fed as The Orchards of Conklin in Pomona celebrates their 300th anniversary. (July 4, 2012)

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A visitor to the farm wears his Independence
(Credit: John Meore)

A visitor to the farm wears his Independence Day tribute as The Orchards of Conklin in Pomona celebrates their 300th anniversary. (July 4, 2012)

The Hamburger Family of New Hempstead watches Anna
(Credit: John Meore)

The Hamburger Family of New Hempstead watches Anna Upston spin yarn as The Orchards of Conklin in Pomona celebrates their 300th anniversary. (July 4, 2012)

Anna Upston of Riverdale works her spinning wheel
(Credit: John Meore)

Anna Upston of Riverdale works her spinning wheel as The Orchards of Conklin in Pomona celebrates their 300th anniversary. (July 4, 2012)

Hindi Hamburger, 8 and her sister Bayla, 6,
(Credit: John Meore)

Hindi Hamburger, 8 and her sister Bayla, 6, of New Hemptstead work the apple press as The Orchards of Conklin in Pomona celebrates their 300th anniversary. (July 4, 2012)

Walking tours of the orchards head out as
(Credit: John Meore)

Walking tours of the orchards head out as The Orchards of Conklin in Pomona celebrates their 300th anniversary. (July 4, 2012)

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Sean Sullivan, left, listens to the music with
(Credit: John Meore)

Sean Sullivan, left, listens to the music with his son Finn, 2, as The Orchards of Conklin in Pomona celebrates their 300th anniversary. (July 4, 2012)

Paul the Magician performs for the kids as
(Credit: John Meore)

Paul the Magician performs for the kids as The Orchards of Conklin in Pomona celebrates their 300th anniversary. (July 4, 2012)

Conklin descendent Douglass Gunnerson of Vermont talks to
(Credit: John Meore)

Conklin descendent Douglass Gunnerson of Vermont talks to Gail Nardozzi about the history of the Conklin Family as The Orchards of Conklin in Pomona celebrates their 300th anniversary. (July 4, 2012)

Kassie Basada of Pomona dressed for Independence Day
(Credit: John Meore)

Kassie Basada of Pomona dressed for Independence Day claps to the music of the Clearwater Walkabout Chorus as The Orchards of Conklin in Pomona celebrates their 300th anniversary. (July 4, 2012)

A view of the small greenhouse at the
(Credit: John Meore)

A view of the small greenhouse at the Orchard Farm Stand as The Orchards of Conklin in Pomona celebrates their 300th anniversary. (July 4, 2012)

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A view of the small greenhouse at the
(Credit: John Meore)

A view of the small greenhouse at the Orchard Farm Stand as The Orchards of Conklin in Pomona celebrates their 300th anniversary. (July 4, 2012)

The crowds gather under the tent to listen
(Credit: John Meore)

The crowds gather under the tent to listen to the music of the Clearwater Walkabout Chorus as The Orchards of Conklin in Pomona celebrates their 300th anniversary. (July 4, 2012)

Meaghan O'Hara, 12, or Ridgefield CT works the
(Credit: John Meore)

Meaghan O'Hara, 12, or Ridgefield CT works the apple press to produce apple cider with Bill Friedrich of Nyack as The Orchards of Conklin in Pomona celebrates their 300th anniversary. (July 4, 2012)

Shannon Croke, 2 of Pearl River has her
(Credit: John Meore)

Shannon Croke, 2 of Pearl River has her face painted by Jamie Gaviola as The Orchards of Conklin in Pomona celebrates their 300th anniversary. (July 4, 2012)

The Conklin family gathers for a photo as
(Credit: John Meore)

The Conklin family gathers for a photo as The Orchards of Conklin in Pomona celebrates their 300th anniversary. (July 4, 2012)

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A boy with his face painted listens to
(Credit: John Meore)

A boy with his face painted listens to the local politicians give speeches as The Orchards of Conklin in Pomona celebrates their 300th anniversary. (July 4, 2012)

A farm visitor looks at the yarn that
(Credit: John Meore)

A farm visitor looks at the yarn that is for sale as The Orchards of Conklin in Pomona celebrates their 300th anniversary. (July 4, 2012)

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