Enjoy the John Jay Homestead without leaving the house

Provided by NYS Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation

KATONAH – John Jay Homestead State Historic Site has launched new digital content to be enjoyed from home.  These fun, interactive activities allow you to experience history while historic house tours are suspended. 

Learn more about the collection by exploring the Object of the Day or try to solve one of history’s mysteries by being an Object Detective.  A virtual tour and downloadable worksheets are also available. More content will continue to be added. All this can be found on the website: www.johnjayhomestead.org.

The grounds of John Jay Homestead are open to the public daily from sunrise to sunset.  We encourage you to visit.

John Jay Homestead State Historic Site is one of the six state historic sites and twelve parks administered by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation–Taconic Region.

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation oversees 180 state parks and 35 historic sites, which are visited by 77 million people annually. A recent study found that New York State Parks generates $1.9 billion in economic activity annually and supports 20,000 jobs. For more information on any of these recreation areas, call 518-474-0456 or visit www.nysparks.com, connect on Facebook, or follow on Twitter.

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