Independence Day Fair

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Join Friends of John Jay Homestead and the Rotary Club of Bedford-Armonk on Thursday, July 4th for a celebration of America’s founding at the Independence Day Fair from 11am to 4pm at John Jay Homestead.  Bring your family for the reading of the Declaration of Independence and sign a copy.  Stay for the family fun including sheep herding, bee keeping, blacksmith and cavalry demonstrations, historic house tours, crafts, hayrides, colonial games, live music, and plenty of food from the grill.  And, new this year, please visit the Carriage Barn Education and Visitor Center and six new Discovery Centers around the property.  Admission to the grounds, Carriage Barn, Discovery Centers and Reading are free; food, house tours and some special activities are available by ticket purchase.  John Jay Homestead State Historic Site is located at 400 Jay Street in Katonah, NY.  For more information, please call (914) 234-5698 or e-mail or