Jay in Essex County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Sited on lands donated by John Purmort, the Village Green dates to the town’s founding in 1798. The green and bandstand remain an integral part of Jay’s cultural history.
Erected by Historic Town of Jay.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1798.
Location. 44° 22.499′ N, 73° 43.672′ W. Marker is in Jay, New York, in Essex County. Marker is on New York State Route 9N south of Mill Hill Road (New York State Route 86), on the right when traveling north. Marker is located near the sidewalk on the northwest side of the Jay Village Green. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jay NY 12941, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Wilmington Bridge (approx. 4.6 miles away); Wilmington Community Dam (approx. 4.6 miles away); New York World War Veterans Memorial Highway (approx. 8.8 miles away); Clintonville New York State Forest Preserve (approx. 10.3 miles away); Atlas F Missle Silo Site in Lewis, NY and War Veterans (approx. 10.6 miles away); Town of Lewis Veterans Park (approx. 10.6 miles away); Inez Milholland (approx. 10.6 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Jay, New York. Wikipedia entry:
The town of Jay, named in honor of New York Governor John Jay, was formed in January 1798 from part of the town of Willsboro. (Submitted on August 13, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. Town of Jay Village Green. At the Jay Village Green you will find a bandstand, a water fountain, benches and a picnic area. During the summer months the Jay Entertainment & Music Society holds free summer concerts every Saturday on the green. (Submitted on August 13, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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