John Jay Homestead

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<p><b>About: </b>The John Jay Homestead is the retirement home of statesman John Jay, the first chief justice of the United States and the second governor of New York (between 1795 and 1801). </p>
<p>It was built by him in 1801, and five generations of his descendants lived there until the 1950s. In 1958, it was acquired by the state, renovated and refurnished with Jay-family heirlooms, including a collection of portraits by American artist Gilbert Stuart. The homestead was designated a state and national historic site in 1981.</p> <p><b>Contact: </b>Wendy F. Ross is its executive director. Her e-mail address is <a href="mailto:wendyross@johnjayhomestead.org">wendyross@johnjayhomestead.org</a></p> <p><b>E-mail:</b> <a href="mailto:friends@johnjayhomestead.org">friends@johnjayhomestead.org</a></p> <p><b>Hours: </b>The historic house is open for tours during the times listed below, or by appointment. The premises, however, are open year-round, from dawn to dusk.</p> <p><b>From April to October:</b> It is open from 10am to 4pm, Tuesday through Saturday, and 0n Sunday from 11am to 4pm.</p> <p><b>From November to December:</b> It is open between 10am and 3pm, Tuesday through Saturday, and 0n Sunday from 11am to 3pm.</p> <p><b>From January to March: </b>It is open between 10am and 3pm, Wednesday through Saturday, and 0n Sunday from 11am to 3pm.</p> <p>To inquire about school and group visits, call 914-232-5651.</p>
400 Jay St, Katonah, NY 10536
(914) 232-8119
  • Fax: 914-232-5974
  • Hours: Tues - Sat, 9am - 6pm
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