John Jay Homestead State Historic Site

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John Jay Homestead
John Jay Homestead 2007.jpg
Front view of house in 2007.
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site is located in New York
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
Location Katonah, NY
Coordinates 41°15′1″N 73°39′31″W / 41.25028°N 73.65861°W / 41.25028; -73.65861Coordinates: 41°15′1″N 73°39′31″W / 41.25028°N 73.65861°W / 41.25028; -73.65861
Built 1787-1790
Architect John Cooley and Moses Winian
Governing body State
NRHP Reference # 72000918
Significant dates
Added to NRHP July 24, 1972[1]
Designated NHL May 29, 1981[2]

John Jay Homestead State Historic Site is a site in Katonah, New York. The homestead is also known as Bedford House or as John Jay House. It was the home of statesman John Jay, first Chief Justice of the United States.

It is located on Jay Street (State Route 22), south of the intersection with State Route 137 and Maple Avenue.

South perspective view in 1961 (HABS).

The house was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1981.[2][3]

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ a b "John Jay Homestead". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. 2007-09-15. 
  3. ^ Lynn A. Beebe (April 4, 1979). National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: John Jay Homestead PDF (477 KB). National Park Service.  and Accompanying 30 photos, exterior, from 1979 and undated PDF (6.22 MB)
John Jay (Gilbert Stuart portrait)

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