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Upcoming Rye Historical Society Summer Walking Tour

The start of summer is right around the corner, and Rye Historical Society is celebrating the warmer weather by offering a guided coastal community...

Singers Marta Eggerth and Jan Kiepura to be honored by the Rye Historical Society

The world-renowned singers Hungarian soprano Marta Eggerth and Polish tenor Jan Kiepura will be the subject of a video retrospective at the Rye Free...

NY State Historic Preservation Award Goes to Jay Heritage Center

The Jay Heritage Center (JHC) was honored with a New York State Historic Preservation Award for Excellence in Non-Profit Achievement last Thursday in recognition...

Family, Literacy & Compassion: Rye’s Barbara Bush Put Values First

By Alison Cupp Relyea, Rye Historical Society “Some people give time, some money, some their skills and connections, some literally give their life’s blood. But...

Walking Rye History: The Firehouse and the Rye YMCA

(PHOTO: In the springtime, Rye FD illuminates its Locust Avenue headquarters building blue to recognize Autism Speaks.) MyRye.com is encouraging you to walk Rye history....

Walking Rye History: The Square House

MyRye.com is encouraging you to walk Rye history. We'll be publishing a series of local historical locations, along with background, photos and a map...

The 19th Amendment and the League of Women Voters in Rye

By Alison Cupp Relyea, Rye Historical Society The Rye Historical Society is kicking off spring with a new in-person exhibit, honoring Women’s History Month through...

Puzzling: RYE Makes the NYT Crossword

On Saturday February 26th, RYE made it into the New York Times crossword puzzle. The clue: City on the New York / Connecticut border. The position:...

NY State Library Acquires Research Papers of Lincoln Scholar and Rye Resident Holzer

The New York State Library has acquired the complete works of award-winning Abraham Lincoln scholar, historian and Rye resident Harold Holzer. The acquisition covers Mr....

LETTER: Keeping Rye Alive

In a letter to MyRye.com, reader Bob Van Bomel says thanks, recounts memories growing up in 1950s & 60s Rye, and asks a trivia...

Papers from Our Past: How Does a War End? A Veterans Day Story

MyRye.com is working with the Rye Historical Society on Papers from our Past. The Rye Historical Society Archives contains centuries of stories, from everyday life in Rye...

Wanted: Your Flood Photos & Stories

MyRye.com, The Rye Historical Society and the Rye Sustainability Committee want your flood photos and stories. The City of Rye just experienced the largest flood...

Amusement Park History Group Recognizes Playland

If you let your membership lapse, you might not know the National Amusement Park Historical Association (NAPHA) recently held its ParkHop21 event at Playland. NAPHA...

Where I Work: Rye Historical Society’s Jake Griffith-Rosenberger

Where I Work showcases people who work in Rye. The feature is inspired in part by exploring how the pandemic has impacted our work...

Papers from Our Past: Presidential Fatherhood: John Quincy Adams

MyRye.com is working with the Rye Historical Society on Papers from our Past. The Rye Historical Society Archives contains centuries of stories, from everyday life in Rye...