The Jay Estate in Rye is the boyhood home of American Founding Father...read more
The Jay Estate in Rye is the boyhood home of American Founding Father, John Jay and generations of his descendants. Located within the Boston Post Road Historic District this National Historic Landmark in Rye, NY boasts breathtaking views and is home to unique programs in American History, Social Justice, Architecture, Environmental Stewardship and more. It was recently added to NY State's Path Through History.
It is a Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area destination and also 1 of 13 sites on the African American Heritage Trail where visitors can learn about the Jay family's antislavery legacy.
1907 Carriage House & Visitors Center - Hours of Operation: April 1 through December 1, Wednesday thru Friday 10am - 4pm; Docent Tours of the 1838 Jay Mansion are available Sundays, April - October from 2pm - 5pm and by advance appointment throughout the year. Closed from December through April 1 except for school programs and group trips. Grounds open dawn to dusk all year round.