John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
John Jay Homestead
Front view of house in 2007.
|Coordinates||41°15′1″N 73°39′31″W / 41.25028°N 73.65861°WCoordinates: 41°15′1″N 73°39′31″W / 41.25028°N 73.65861°W|
|Architect||John Cooley and Moses Winian|
|NRHP Reference #||72000918|
|Added to NRHP||July 24, 1972|
|Designated NHL||May 29, 1981|
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.
In 1977, Friends of John Jay Homestead - a non-profit member organization, was founded to increase public appreciation and awareness of John Jay Homestead State Historic Site and to support and contribute to the New York state work in the site, by raising funds and providing volunteer assistance for John Jay Homestead’s preservation, restoration and interpretation, among others.
The house was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1981.
- List of National Historic Landmarks in New York
- List of New York State Historic Sites
- National Register of Historic Places listings in northern Westchester County, New York
- National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- "John Jay Homestead". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. 2007-09-15.
- Lynn A. Beebe (April 4, 1979). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: John Jay Homestead" (pdf). National Park Service. and Accompanying 30 photos, exterior, from 1979 and undated (6.22 MB)
- Media related to John Jay Homestead State Historic Site at Wikimedia Commons
- Official website
- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) No. NY-4393, "John Jay House, State Route 22, Katonah, Westchester County, NY", 16 photos, 2 color transparencies, 2 data pages