The Schoolhouse and Homestead Lawn

The Schoolhouse and Homestead Lawn (HMGEJ)

Location: Katonah, NY 10536 Westchester County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 15.104', W 73° 39.594'

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John Jay Homestead

From this vantage point, the sloping back lawn of the main house is visible. At the top of the hill and to your left, is a stone schoolhouse built between 1826 and 1828 by John Jay and his son William for William's young children. In this back lawn area, to the right of the schoolhouse is the family's pet cemetery.

Other early structures located closer to the house and to the right of this sign included a woodshed, several wells, and privies. Still visible are the foundations of two icehouses.
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HM NumberHMGEJ
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Marker Number9
Placed ByFriends of the Jay Homestead
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 1:45am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 612275 N 4567568
Decimal Degrees41.25173333, -73.65990000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 15.104', W 73° 39.594'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 15' 6.24" N, 73° 39' 35.64" W
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Area Code(s)914, 917
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 400 Jay St, Katonah NY 10536, US
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