Announcements

Our Red Barn Discovery Center will be open on Saturdays from 9am to 4pm beginning in May. It is also available for private reservations on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. FREE tickets go on sale on April 19th.

 





What to do Today
Guided Tours
While Tours of the Historic House are suspended, we invite you to take a Virtual Tour.
Upcoming Events

On the Farm

  • June 4, 2022
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

 

Join us for our annual On the Farm Dinner. Guests will enjoy seasonal cocktails and farm fresh hors d’oevres before sitting down to dinner in a picturesque meadow under the stars. Purdy’s Farmer and the Fish will cater the evening; dinner will be served family style. Citigrass, a Brooklyn based blue grass band, will be providing music for the evening. Rain date of June 5th.

 

Homesteader Table ($10,000): Table for 16

Harvester Table ($5,000): Table for 10

Harvester Ticket ($500): Ticket for 1

Shepherd Ticket ($300) : Ticket for 1

 

Friends of John Jay Homestead is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Ticket costs above $150 per person are tax deductible as allowed by law.


  • June 4, 2022
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Barn Dance

  • September 17, 2022
    5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Save the date! This year’s Barn Dance will be on Saturday, September 17th.

More information soon.


  • September 17, 2022
    5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Object of the Week
News
Jay Family Stories: Chanler Chapman

This month’s story looks at one of the most interesting and eccentric Jays of the 20th century, Chanler Chapman (1901-1982). Chanler was the only son of American writer John Jay Chapman (1862-1933) and Elizabeth Chapman (1866-1937). John was the great-great grandson of John Jay (1745-1829), and Elizabeth was an Astor descendant. Chanler grew up on…

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Jay Family Stories: John Jay II and the Founding of the Met

John Jay II (1817-1894) played an integral role in the founding of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. His position as President of the Union League Club of New York City enabled him to bring together prestigious artists and philanthropists together to create an art institution that would best represent America’s unique national identity. It all…

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