John Jay’s Bedford House is open for tours Thursday through Saturday at 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm. The Carriage Barn Education & Visitor Center and our Discovery Centers are closed for the season and will reopen on May 1, 2017. Tickets are sold out of the Glass Porch in the Main House, to the left of the front porch.

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Farm Market

October 29, 2016 9:00 am–1:00 pm

Purchase locally produced healthy food and support local, sustainable agriculture. This weekly market (through October 29) also offers musical entertainment, featured community organizations, demonstrations, and workshops. Call 914-232-5651, ext. 108 for information.

Price: Free Event

Founders Dinner

November 19, 2016 6:30 pm–10:00 pm

Cocktails in the period rooms, dinner and presentation of the Founders Award to the Bedford Garden Club.

Price: $10000.00

Available Spaces: 118

Pokémon Go – Catch ‘Em All

PokémonGo – the latest gaming craze that utilizes augmented reality – has come to John Jay Homestead! Visit PokéStops and PokéGyms, collect PokéBalls, and catch Pokémon. The grounds of the Homestead are open from Sunrise to Sunset every day. Don’t forget to look inside the buildings too – the Carriage Barn Education & Visitor Center…

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John Jay Homestead Farm Market Begins Its 6th Year

The John Jay Homestead Farm Market will reopen on Saturday, June 11th. Small local farms within miles of the site remain the focus of the market. They include Amawalk Farm and Mobius Fields of Katonah; Cabbage Hill Farm of Mt. Kisco; Deep Roots Farm NY of North Salem; and JD Farms of Brewster. Our regional…

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Better Than a ‘Hamilton’ Shout-Out? John Jay Manuscript Surfaces

A May 5, 2016 New York Times ArtsBeat blog post and May 6, 2016 article hail the discovery of a missing John Jay manuscript. Jay’s copy of Federalist #2 was found at the Brooklyn Historical Society. John Jay, Alexander Hamilton, and James Madison anonymously wrote and published The Federalist Papers, urging ratification of the proposed United…

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