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Katonah in Westchester County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

John Jay

1745-1829

 
 
John Jay 1745-1829 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Gregory Guderian, April 24, 2009
1. John Jay 1745-1829 Marker
Inscription.  
The first chief justice of the United States and the governor of New York state, inherited this land from his mother, Mary Van Cortlandt Jay.
Here in 1800 he built Bedford House, his home for the last years of his life.
 
Erected 1945 by Westchester County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. A significant historical year for this entry is 1800.
 
Location. 41° 14.887′ N, 73° 39.516′ W. Marker is in Katonah, New York, in Westchester County. Marker is on Jay Street (New York State Route 22) south of Katonah Woods Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 Jay Street, Katonah NY 10536, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Glasshouse Complex and Herb Garden (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Homestead Farm (approx. 0.2 miles away); The John Jay Potting Sheds (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Jay Homestead (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Beech Allee (Avenue) and Stone Fences (approx. 0.2 miles
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away); The Brick Lot (approx. ¼ mile away); Bedford House (approx. ¼ mile away); The Farm Manager’s Cottage (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Katonah.
 
John Jay 1745-1829 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Gregory Guderian, April 24, 2009
2. John Jay 1745-1829 Marker
John Jay 1745-1829 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Gregory Guderian, April 24, 2009
3. John Jay 1745-1829 Marker
The marker stands beside the driveway leading to the John Jay Homestead.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 3, 2020, by Gregory Guderian of Belleville, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 196 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 3, 2020, by Gregory Guderian of Belleville, New Jersey. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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