The Sundial and Fountain Gardens

The Sundial and Fountain Gardens (HMGEP)

Location: Katonah, NY 10536 Westchester County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 15.06', W 73° 39.558'

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John Jay Homestead

The gardens at the Homestead pay homage to John Jay's love of nature and to the pleasure that the Jay family found on the grounds surrounding their home.

This garden combines designs found in family gardens from the early 19th through the 2oth centuries.

The Bedford Garden Club and staff from the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation began developing this garden in 1969. The garden, completed in 1983, is a community project, maintained by the Bedford Garden Club.

"Cousin Ann says she is much better lately which she attributes to the garden - you know her fondness for it - how carefully she watches and nurses every expanding bed and how much she appears herself to benefit as they increase in fragrance and beauty."
(in this excerpt from a letter written on April 6, 1808, by Susan Livingston Ridley, we learn that Susan's cousin Ann Jay shared her father John's enthusiasm for horticulture.)
Marker Number14
Placed ByFriends of the Jay Homestead
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Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 3:08pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 612327 N 4567487
Decimal Degrees41.25100000, -73.65930000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 15.06', W 73° 39.558'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 15' 3.60" N, 73° 39' 33.48" W
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Area Code(s)914, 917
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 400 Jay St, Katonah NY 10536, US
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