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Rye Meeting House at Sunset

Thanks to MyRye.com reader Ted Carroll who sent along the above picture of the Rye Meeting House at sunset and a corresponding report on...

Rye Beach, Summer of 1937 & Les Brown

Ken Dutton, now 95 years young, spent the summer of 1937 playing for the big band Les Brown and His Blue Devils at Rye...

Wanted: Love Birds from 1940s & 50s Married in Rye Meeting House

Suzy Allman is looking for love birds. In their 80s. She is looking for love birds married in the Rye Meeting House like Mr. and...

VIDEO: Work to Begin on Friends Meeting House

Restoration work will begin soon the the historic Rye friends Meeting House on Milton Road. Next Saturday, May 7th at 4pm the Meeting House will...

1959 And The Start of Rye Little League

This past Saturday, Rye Little League top dog Myles Lavelle told the type of story that makes a community--the story of the founding of...

Recognizing Ogden Nash, Native Son of Rye

by MyRye.com Reader Alan Beechey “There was a brave girl of ConnecticutWho flagged the express with her pecticut,Which her elders definedAs presence of mind,But deplorable...

Bird House Flies Onto National Register

It's going to be a bit harder to sack any efforts against the Bird Meeting House on Milton Road. Also known as the Rye Meeting...

George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and Ashton Kutcher

Suzanne Clary, president of the Jay Heritage Center, is a MyRye.com history correspondent. Today...

Six Degrees of George Washington and Rye History

Suzanne Clary, president of the Jay Heritage Center, is a MyRye.com history correspondent. Today our ...

Rye, Land of White Bread

Did you know the world headquarters of Wonder Bread used to be in Rye, NY? Check out this 1958 ad from the Lone Star...

1963 Purchase Street Bedroom

Not sure why you'd want to purchase a photo like this, but you can. Here is a picture of the 1963 Purchase Street bedroom of...

Rye Playland’s Zoltar Drinks Pepsi

Many will remember that the 1988 movie Big staring Tom Hanks was filmed at Rye Playland. And many will also remember the mystical Zoltar,...

Alice Jay Returns Home to Rye’s Jay Heritage Center

(PHOTO: Alice Jay, the great granddaughter of John Jay.) Suzanne Clary, president of the Jay Heritage Center, is a MyRye.com...

1915 Standard Oil Ad Features Purchase Street in Rye

This 1915 ad for Standard Oil Company of New York features a picture of Puchase Street in Rye circa 1909. "Here is a six...

Camay Soap Beauty from Rye, 1936

Ada Brown must of been the talk of the town in 1936, appearing in this testimonial for Camay soap. Appearing as a bride in...