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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...

George Washington & Rye

Happy President's Day. If you don't know - Rye is teaming with American history. Back in the day George Washington stayed at The Square House, at that...

Jay Heritage Write-Up on African American Cemetery Tour

Jay Heritage has a nice write-up of the recent open tour of Rye's African American Cemetery:  (PHOTO: The open tour at Rye's African American Cemetery....

Jay Heritage Write-Up on African American Cemetery Tour

Jay Heritage has a nice write-up of the recent open tour of Rye's African American Cemetery:  (PHOTO: The open tour at Rye's African American Cemetery....

Tour Rye’s Landmark African American Cemetery This Saturday

(PHOTO: Veteran's service in 2016 organized by FOAAC - Friends of the African American Cemetery.) Beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 28, 2019, the...

Two National Park Service Areas in Rye

Did you know there are two designated National Park Service areas in Rye? Neither did we... Both Rye Playland and the 23 acre Jay Estate and...

Postcards from Rye: Kirklawn Inn Rye, NY Circa 1914

Kirklawn Inn Rye, NY Circa 1914

Postcards from Rye: Rye Episcopal Church Postcard Circa 1910

Rye Episcopal Church Postcard Circa 1910

Postcards from Rye: Osborn Memorial Home Rye NY Date Unknown

Osborn Memorial Home Rye NY Date Unknown

Postcards from Rye: Canoeing at Oakland Beach Circa 1910

Canoeing at Oakland Beach Circa 1910  

Postcards from Rye: Edward’s Hotel on the Hill Rye Beach Rye NY Date Unknown

Edward's Hotel on the Hill Rye Beach Rye NY Date Unknown