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A Historical Treasure Trove @ Rye’s Milton Gardens

If you live in or near Rye's Milton Gardens - the rectangular block between Milton Road and Newberry Place (and Oakland Beach and Dearborn...

James Fenimore Cooper and Spies in Rye

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

Broad Arrows and Buckles at The Jay House

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

Rye Town’s 350th: Storytelling About Mt. Rushmore, Sunday, 4pm

 (PHOTO:  Bianco right under nostril on Jefferson’s lip. Source: luigimountrushmore.com)Unless you live in Harrison, you know this year has been one long birthday party--Rye's...

Durland Anchor Finally Finds New Digs

The Durland Anchor has finally found a new home in front Rye's Milton Point Hose Company. The Durland Anchor used to sit in...

Graffiti Tags Jay Heritage Center

Someone is trying to make their mark on history and the Jay Heritage folks are not happy.JHC folks discovered bright red graffiti had...

Post Road Milestones in Rye and the Mystery of #26

Suzanne Clary, president of the Jay Heritage Center, is a MyRye.com history correspondent. Following Monday's story, today our history teacher tells us how...

Father Ben and the Wandering Post Road Milestones

Suzanne Clary, president of the Jay Heritage Center, is a MyRye.com history correspondent. Today our history teacher tells us how one of Ben...

Digging the Dirt on Rye History

MyRye.com is pleased to have Suzanne Clary, president of the Jay Heritage Center, join as a MyRye.com history correspondent. Today our history teacher...

The Final Destruction of Rye’s Durland Scout Center

  (PHOTO: The final destruction of the Durland Scout Center as seen from Milton Harbor in February, 2010)  Generations of Rye boys and girls learned to...

Durland Anchor Mystery Solved

  (PHOTO: Launching of the USS Boston, at the Bethlehem Steel Corporation's Fore River Shipyard, Quincy, Massachusetts, 26 AUG 1942. Courtesy of James Russell, 1972. Courtesy...

Anchors Away: Rye Fire Department Saves a Piece of American History

  Something good has come in the wake of the destruction of Rye's Durland Scout Center. The Rye Fire Department has saved the large anchor that sat...

American History in Rye – All Around You

  (PHOTO: The John Jay House, Rye as viewed from the field at Marshlands Conservancy. Photo taken on February 14, 2010) Given it is President's Day,...

Jay Heritage Center: County Parks Department Reckless with History

  (PHOTO: Westchester County trucks made ruts through an archaeological sensitive area at Jay Property on Friday January 22, 2010) Is the Westchester County Parks Department...

Rye: Early 1900s: Pre-Highland Hall

We thought we'd share a few of the 200 photos in Paul Rheingold's new book Rye. The book shows Rye history via a collection of...