Katonah in Westchester County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
John Jay Homestead
State Historic Site
The United States’ first Chief Justice, Jay, retired here after drafting New York’s first constitution and serving as President of the Continental Congress and Minister to Spain.
* Revolutionary War Heritage Trail Sites
The Revolutionary War Heritage Trail links historic sites that tell the story of New York’s decisive role in America’s fight for independence.
Erected by Revolutionary War Heritage Trail.
Location. 41° 15.042′ N, 73° 39.56′ W. Marker is in Katonah, New York, in Westchester County. Marker can be reached from Jay Street (New York State Route 22) 0.1 miles from Beaver Dam Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Located on the grounds of the John Jay Homestead. Marker is in this post office area: Katonah NY 10536, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Welcome to John Jay Homestead (here, next to this marker); The Homestead Farm (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sundial and Fountain Gardens (within shouting distance of this marker); The Glasshouse Complex and Herb Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); The John Jay Potting Sheds Bedford House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Beech Allee (Avenue) and Stone Fences (within shouting distance of this marker); The Brick Lot (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Katonah.
Also see . . . John Jay Homestead State Historic Site. Wikipedia article on The John Jay Homestead (Submitted on November 22, 2009, by Jeff Conner of Norfolk, Virginia.)
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Categories. • Colonial Era • Notable Persons • Notable Places •
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