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Papers from Our Past: Women’s History Month Highlights Artist and Congresswoman, Caroline O’Day

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

Papers from Our Past: The Passport of J. Howard Wainwright, 1861

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

Resident Recognized for Work on Landmarks Advisory Committee

The Mayor John Carey Merit Award, presented by the current Mayor to a Rye resident who has made meaningful contributions to public life in...

Rye and the American Presidency: It’s Miller Time in 1775

With Monday being Presidents' Day, it is fitting to point one role our fine city has played in the history of the United States...

Effort to Research Rye Vets Seeks Volunteers

(PHOTO: One of over 2,100 veterans from the City of Rye, James Larkin lived at 262 Purchase Street. He enlisted in 1942 and served...

Rye’s Female Aviator Buzzing the NY Times in 1932

(PHOTO: Earhart's letter to The New York Times' publisher.) History is always timely. Many are thinking about women of achievement in the wake of the loss...

103 Year Old Tennis House at Jay Heritage Starts Makeover

(PHOTO: The 103 Year Old Palmer Tennis House on the Grounds of Jay Heritage Center.) It is going to take more than a tennis court...

A Notorious Brush with RBG

(PHOTO: Flowers, notes, photos and artwork celebrating the life of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Rye village green Sunday.) There is a...

Notorious Celebration of Life, Rye Village Green 8am – 10pm Sunday

There will be a notorious celebration Sunday on the Rye Village Green. pRYEde, in collaboration with the Rye Historical Society, will be hosting a celebration...

Rye & the 1918 Epidemic Déjà vu and the Spanish Flu?

Guest Column by Suzanne Clary, President, Board of Trustees - Jay Heritage History repeats itself. Or does it? In 1918, local Westchester papers anxiously tracked...