The Jay Estate in Rye was the home of one of our nation's greatest Founding Fathers, John Jay...

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Launch of Revolutionary Westchester 250

Draws Over 200 Patriots!

So many historians, volunteers, actors, re-enactors, governmental officials, JHC staff and board members AND descendants of John Jay made it a HUGE success. As a result, over 200 visitors were in just the right spot when it happened! Huzzah! They saw authentic musket drills with powder firing and heard the fife and drums played with skill and vigor! The site positively teemed with revolutionary history enthusiasts of all ages and perhaps a few Cowboy and Skinner ghosts of the 18th century.Read more here

December 15-16, 2-5pm

Manhattan Seascapes by Robert Gambee

The Jay Heritage Center is delighted to present “Manhattan Seascapes—1970s” by Robert Gambee at its 1907 Carriage House, 210 Boston Post Road, Rye, New York Saturday, December 15 through Sunday, December 16 2-5pm each day. A Champagne Reception, Book Signing and Print sale will take place from 2 – 5pm on Saturday, December15. A substantial portion of the proceeds from photographs purchased at the reception will benefit locally designated charities of the buyer’s choice including Jay Heritage CenterRye Historical SocietyRye Arts CenterArtsWestchester and Spread Wings Foundation. It’s a perfect opportunity to pick out unique and exceptional gifts for friends, family or yourself while also supporting our community non-profits! Read more here

Our Partners in Education and Philanthropy

From School Tours to Community Service

Looking back at a meaningful month from giving an architecture tour for some very sharp and observant 5 year olds to working alongside the Westchester County – NY Chapter of The Links, Incorporated at our Carriage house this past Saturday. Had the privilege to help this dynamic and generous group assemble 100 bags containing books and toiletries for residents of the #coachmanfamilycenter #linkspiration Thankful to be associated with school groups and non-profit partners like these.


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