John Jay Homestead State Historic Site

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John Jay Homestead State Historic Site


Location:Off Route 22, south of Route 35, between Katonah and Bedford Village.
Facilities:Picnic area, historic house and gardens, interpretive displays, scenic views, gift shop, trails.
Activities:Guided and self-guided tours, hiking, horseback riding, educational programs.
Special Features:Visitors can view furnishings, portraits, and memorabilia at the retirement home of this patriot, founding father, and first Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court. Site also includes an 1820s schoolhouse and an 1830s barn, which are open for touring.
Address:PO Box 832
Katonah, NY 10536

Phone:914-232-5651
Fax:914-232-8085
Web: www.nysparks.com/sites/info.asp?siteID=16
Size: 64 acres.

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With FDH in many communities throughout the state, there is a wide variety to choose from, and an opportunity to visit flagship parks and historic sites like Allegany, Niagara Falls, Saratoga, Jones Beach and Olana, or discover new favorite destinations like Gilbert Lake, Knox Farm, Robert Wehle, John Jay Homestead, Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, Mt.
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The John Jay Homestead, a State Historic Site, was the home and working farm of John Jay (17451829), the first Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court and one of America's principal Founding Fathers.
John Jay Homestead, Katonah (914-232-5651) View furnishings, portraits and memorabilia at the retirement home of this patriot and statesman.