Saturday, December 8th, 11:30 am - 4pm at the Jay Estate
Event is FREE but please let us know you are attending so we don't run out of cool stuff or seating!
Join us for the launch of
Revolutionary Westchester 250!
with a full day of family-friendly fun. Learn about life during the turbulent times of
. Meet CBS anchor and Yonkers First Lady,
Dear George, Dear Mary: A Novel of George Washington’s First Love, Mary Philipse
. Purchase a lunch bite from one of our food trucks.
Stroll the historic grounds where John Jay returned to celebrate the treaty he forged to end the Revolutionary War! A very special highlight will be a performance by the
Hearts of Oak Militia.
The Hearts of Oak militia was based in colonial New York and formed in 1775. Militia members included students at King's College (now Columbia University) most notably,
and John Jay's brother Frederick Jay. The group has a fife and drum corps that will perform from 11:30 - 12 and again from 1:00 to 1:30pm.
Read more here.