May Flowers in the Jay Meadow!
Spring means golden Alexander, little bluestem, foxtail barley, penstemon digitalis and native sedges are sprouting throughout the Jay Meadow, thanks to the thoughtful stewardship of Larry Weaner Landscape Associates.
African American History in Westchester Commemoration Committee (AAHWCC) and JHC participate in planning Juneteenth kickoff and events
Congratulations to JHC Speaker Michael W. Twitty!
Twitty was named one of the National Geographic Society's 2021 Emerging Explorers! Read more about this prestigious honor here. And click here to watch Twitty's conversation back in January with JHC's Lori Fontanes.
Memorial Day Observances at
the Jay Cemetery
MAY 31 at 1 P.M.
This Memorial Day, members of the Jay Cemetery Association, Rye, New York American Legion Post 128 and JHC will gather for a socially distanced outdoor ceremony and reception to honor members of the Jay Family who served our nation. The program will take place at the private cemetery that jurist and peacemaker John Jay established in Rye in 1804 and will be followed by refreshments outside the Jay Mansion.

For more information, contact JHC Executive Director Kevin Peraino at
On May 18, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Elizabeth Kolbert of the New Yorker and Henry Fountain of the New York Times discussed Kolbert's new book, "Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future," in a program sponsored by the Jay Heritage Center.

Thank you to our sponsor Con Edison for their generous support of this program

Jay Heritage Center at the
Jay Estate
A National Historic Landmark
210 Boston Post Road
Rye, NY 10580 

(914) 698-9275