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10536, Audubon, Katonah, New York, Hudson River Valley, BAS, conservation, preservation, protection of open space, sanctuaries, Field trips, Things to Do, Birding, Lectures, Programs, Wildlife Rehabilitation | Westchester Bedford Audubon Society

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  The Bedford Audubon Society is located at Bylane Farm, 35 Todd Road, Katonah, NY 10536 in Westchester County. The Bedford Audubon Society is a locally based chapter of the 550,000 member National Audubon Society. Founded in Bedford, New York on February 13, 1913, today BAS services much of northern Westchester and Putnam Counties in southeastern New York State. It is this organization's mission to promote environmental education, grass-roots activism, public and private conservation efforts, preservation and protection of open space. Bedford Audubon Society | Westchester  website and more . . .


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Audubon | Birding | Bird Watching Audubon | Katonah Audubon | Westchester Birding | Hudson Valley

10536 Hudson River Valley pre-concert picnic Music Festival House Museum Gardens Upcoming Concerts 
orchestra St. Luke's art artists classical classics festival festivals concert concerts chamber opera vocal caberet jazz paintings sculptures | Westchester Caramoor Center for Music and Arts

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  Caramoor Center for Music and Arts is located at 149 Girdle Ridge Road, Katonah, NY 10536 in the beautiful Hudson River Valley. Caramoor is a magnificent estate dedicated to the Performing Arts. Throughout the year, Caramoor offers musical experiences to be enjoyed by everyone. Programs include Great Artists in the Music Room, Caramoor Classics, Programs for Families, Cabaret, Vocal Gala, Jazz, Festivals, and more. Caramoor Center for Music and Arts | Westchester  website and more . . .


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Children | Kids - Performing Arts Children | Katonah Children | Westchester Kids - Performing Arts | Hudson Valley
Classical Music | Jazz | Philharmonic | Popular Philharmonic | Katonah Jazz | Westchester Philharmonic | Hudson Valley
Dance | Classical Ballet | Contemporary Ballet Dance | Katonah Dance | Westchester Classical Ballet | Hudson Valley
Educational Programs for Kids Educational Programs for Kids | Katonah Educational Programs for Kids | Westchester Educational Programs for Kids | Hudson Valley
Fairs & Festivals Fairs & Festivals | Katonah Fairs & Festivals | Westchester Fairs & Festivals | Hudson Valley
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Gardens, Nature Centers & Nature Trails Gardens, Nature Centers & Nature Trails | Katonah Gardens & Nature Centers | Westchester Gardens, Nature Centers & Nature Trails | Hudson Valley
Historic Sites | Historic Hudson Valley Historic Sites | Katonah Historic Hudson Valley | Westchester Historic Sites | Hudson Valley
Kid's Birthday Party Ideas Kid's Birthday Party Ideas | Katonah Kid's Birthday Party Ideas | Westchester Kid's Birthday Party Ideas | Hudson Valley
Museums - Hudson River Valley Museums - Hudson River Valley | Katonah Museums - Hudson River Valley | Westchester Museums - Hudson River Valley | Hudson Valley
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Opera Opera | Katonah Opera | Westchester Opera | Hudson Valley
Theater 'Live' Performances and Concerts Theater 'Live' Performances and Concerts | Katonah Live Theater | Westchester Theater 'Live' Performances and Concerts | Hudson Valley

10536 Hudson River Valley pre-concert picnic Music Festival House Museum Gardens Upcoming Concerts 
orchestra St. Luke's art artists classical classics festival festivals concert concerts chamber opera vocal caberet jazz paintings sculptures | Westchester Caramoor Music Festival

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Caramoor Music Festival

Orchestra of St. Lukes


OSL performs in Caramoor's Venetian Theater
Set among beautiful Italianate gardens. Caramoor Music Festival | Westchester  website and more . . .


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Children | Kids - Performing Arts Children | Katonah Children | Westchester Kids - Performing Arts | Hudson Valley
Classical Music | Jazz | Philharmonic | Popular Philharmonic | Katonah Jazz | Westchester Philharmonic | Hudson Valley
Dance | Classical Ballet | Contemporary Ballet Dance | Katonah Dance | Westchester Classical Ballet | Hudson Valley
Fairs & Festivals Fairs & Festivals | Katonah Fairs & Festivals | Westchester Fairs & Festivals | Hudson Valley
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Golden Temple Yoga Studio

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  Golden Temple, offering Kundalini Yoga, is located at 223 Katonah Ave., Katonah, NY 10536in Westchester County.

From Golden Temple: "Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan is a 5,000-year old sacred system of yoga exercise and meditation that promotes health, happiness and awareness. Combining breathing, movement, stretching and sound, Kundalini Yoga is a safe, comprehensive technology that can be practiced by anyone. Golden Temple Yoga Studio | Westchester  website and more . . .


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Fitness Centers | Health Clubs | Gyms | Exercise Gyms | Katonah Health Clubs | Westchester Gyms | Hudson Valley

10536, Rink, Harvey School, Katonah, NY, Evarts Rink at the Harvey School, nationally certified skating professionals | Westchester Harvey School "Ice Skating - Ice Hockey"

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  The Harvey School Rink is located in the Harvey School, at 260 Jay Street (Route 22) Katonah, NY 10536 in Westchester County. Harvey School   "Ice Skating - Ice Hockey" | Westchester  website and more . . .


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Ice Hockey | Hockey Camp | Hockey Leagues Ice Hockey | Katonah Ice Hockey | Westchester Hockey Camp | Hudson Valley
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Jazz Festival, Jazz and Lincoln Center Orchestra, All Ages, Jazz, Kids & Families	, jazz at Caramoor, annual day-long festiva, celebration for jazz enthusiasts, Jazz at Lincoln Center, big bands, new jazz synergies, Jazz Festival at Caramoor | Westchester Jazz Festival at Caramoor

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Jazz Festival
All Day & Evening

Jazz at Caramoor
All Ages, Kids & Families

Annual day-long Festival
Curated by Jazz at Lincoln Center

Jazz Festival at Caramoor | Westchester  website and more . . .


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Children | Kids - Performing Arts Children | Katonah Children | Westchester Kids - Performing Arts | Hudson Valley
Classical Music | Jazz | Philharmonic | Popular Philharmonic | Katonah Jazz | Westchester Philharmonic | Hudson Valley
Dance | Classical Ballet | Contemporary Ballet Dance | Katonah Dance | Westchester Classical Ballet | Hudson Valley
Fairs & Festivals Fairs & Festivals | Katonah Fairs & Festivals | Westchester Fairs & Festivals | Hudson Valley
Festivals for Kids Festivals for Kids | Katonah Festivals for Kids | Westchester Festivals for Kids | Hudson Valley
Kid's Birthday Party Ideas Kid's Birthday Party Ideas | Katonah Kid's Birthday Party Ideas | Westchester Kid's Birthday Party Ideas | Hudson Valley
Theater 'Live' Performances and Concerts Theater 'Live' Performances and Concerts | Katonah Live Theater | Westchester Theater 'Live' Performances and Concerts | Hudson Valley

Historic Site, Westchester, Bedford, Founding Fathers, Treaty of Paris, Revolutionary War, Federalist Papers, first Chief Justice, Supreme Court, historic house, guided tour, First Chief-Justice of the United States, Declaration of Independence | Westchester John Jay Homestead "State Historic Site"

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  John Jay Homestead State Historic Site is located at 400 Jay Street, Katonah, NY 10536 in Westchester County. John Jay Homestead  "State Historic Site" | Westchester  website and more . . .


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American Revolution | American War of Independence American Revolution | Katonah American War of Independence | Westchester American Revolution | Hudson Valley
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Hiking Trails | Places To Hike Hiking Trails | Katonah Places To Hike | Westchester Hiking Trails | Hudson Valley
Historic Sites | Historic Hudson Valley Historic Sites | Katonah Historic Hudson Valley | Westchester Historic Sites | Hudson Valley
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10536, Farm Market, Organic Products,  Katonah, NY, John Jay Farm Market, locally-produced fresh food, fresh-baked breads, pies, jams, epicurean delights, outdoor farmer's market, Attractions, Picnic, Historic house | Westchester John Jay Homestead Farm Market

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  The John Jay Homestead Farm Market is located on 62 acres at 400 Jay Street, Katonah, NY 10536, Westchester County in the lower-Hudson Valley.

From John Jay Homestead: "John Jay Homestead Farm Market is located on a 62-acre historic site which was once a working farm. This local gem and national treasure is tailor-made for a farm market. It provides a unique experience which has become a weekend ritual for families, allowing them to sight-see and explore flower, herb and vegetable gardens along with wooded trails and a pond. The core produce vendors are local farmers whose seasonal bounty, including many heirloom varieties are available to shoppers on a weekly basis. John Jay Homestead Farm Market | Westchester  website and more . . .


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10536, School District, Katonah, the town of Lewisboro, Pound Ridge, North Salem, high school, middle school, elementary schools, Elementary School, John Jay Middle School, John Jay High School, Education, Lewisboro School District | Westchester Katonah - Lewisboro School District

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  The Katonah - Lewisboro School District is located at PO Box 387, Katonah, NY 10536 in Westchester County. The Katonah-Lewisboro school district serves the northern one-third of the town, including the hamlet of Katonah, the town of Lewisboro, and portions of the towns of Pound Ridge and North Salem . It has a high school, middle school, and four elementary schools. The district is comprised of the following schools: Katonah - Lewisboro School District | Westchester  website and more . . .


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Hills Village Katonah Connecticut seal King William Historic District State National registers Places Olmstead Victorian architecture New York City watershed Caramoor Katonah Museum of Art John Jay Homestead chief justice United States Supreme Court | Westchester Katonah History

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  The hamlets of Bedford Hills, Bedford Village, and Katonah comprise the municipality of Bedford. Bedford is located in the northeastern part of Westchester County, NY. Katonah History | Westchester  website and more . . .


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10536,Park, parks in the municipality of Bedford, activities, Things to Do, Baseball, Basketball, Paddle Tennis, Picnicking, Playground, Sledding, Soccer, Softball, Summer Day Camp, Swimming Pool, Tennis, Walking Trails | Westchester Katonah Memorial Park

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  Katonah Memorial Park is located at 98 North Street, Katonah, NY 10536 in the hamlet of Katonah. It is one of several parks in the municipality of Bedford that offer Summer Day Camp programs and many other activities for kids and adults.

Picnic Packs
For residents planning summer picnics, the Bedford Recreation & Parks Department offers free use of a picnic pack of outdoor game equipment such as playground balls, jump ropes, Frisbees, whiffle balls, bats, etc. Those interested should contact the office at least one week prior to their planned picnic. A $25 refundable deposit is required (refunded upon the return of the picnic pack ). Katonah Memorial Park | Westchester  website and more . . .


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Fishing Fishing | Katonah Fishing | Westchester Fishing | Hudson Valley
Hiking Trails | Places To Hike Hiking Trails | Katonah Places To Hike | Westchester Hiking Trails | Hudson Valley
Ice Skating | Ice Hockey |Indoor and Outdoor Rinks Ice Skating | Katonah Ice Skating | Westchester Ice Hockey | Hudson Valley
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Parks | Local and State Parks | Katonah Local and State | Westchester Parks | Hudson Valley
Picnicking | Picnic Picnicking | Katonah Picnic | Westchester Picnicking | Hudson Valley
Playgrounds Playgrounds | Katonah Playgrounds | Westchester Playgrounds | Hudson Valley
Playing Fields Playing Fields | Katonah Playing Fields | Westchester Playing Fields | Hudson Valley
Sledding |Snowshoeing |Winter Activities Winter Activities | Katonah Snowshoeing | Westchester Winter Activities | Hudson Valley
Swimming Outdoors Swimming Outdoors | Katonah Swimming Outdoors | Westchester Swimming Outdoors | Hudson Valley
Tennis Courts Tennis Courts | Katonah Tennis Courts | Westchester Tennis Courts | Hudson Valley

visual arts non-collecting facility changing exhibitions educational programs The Gallery study appreciation enjoyment  innovative talented | Westchester Katonah Museum of Art

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  The Katonah Museum of Art celebrates the unique pleasures of the visual arts as a non-collecting facility devoted to changing exhibitions and educational programs. In a building designed by Edward Larrabee Barnes, the Museum originates six major exhibitions annually and offers an extensive range of activities to engage visitors of all ages. Exhibitions present the "best of art" from the past to the present, spanning the spectrum of cultures, media, historical periods, and social issues. Katonah Museum of Art | Westchester  website and more . . .


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10536 Childrens' Room New York State Poets and Writers program poetry readings Book Discussion Group | Westchester Katonah Village Library

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  The Katonah Village Library is located at 26 Bedford Road, Katonah, NY 10536. General Informaion about the Katonah Village Library includes:

10536, Coffee & Books, Katonah, NY, games, toys and gifts, book signings, book clubs for kids, story times, fair trade, organic coffees, teas, cappuccinos, lattes, baked goods, bagels, rolls, muffins, scones and croissants, organic fruit | Westchester Little Joe's Coffee & Books

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  Little Joe's Coffee & Books, is located at 25 Katonah Ave., Katonah, NY 10536 in Westchester County.

From Little Joe's: "We carry 1000s of titles for ALL ages, along with games, toys and gifts. We host regular in-store events, author visits and book signings, book clubs for kids, story times, and more." Little Joe's Coffee & Books | Westchester  more . . .


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10536, Farm, interpretive farm, Katonah, NY, dairy farm, Park, educational programs, hike,  hiking trails, petting and feeding, farm animals, Things To Do at Muscoot Farm, Art Exhibit, Art Gallery, Birthday Parties, Museum, Kids attractions | Westchester Muscoot Farm

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  Muscoot Farm, a 777-acre interpretive farm is located at 51 Route 100 in Katonah, NY 10536 in Westchester County.

From the owner: "Muscoot Farm was originally a "Gentleman's Farm" founded by Ferdinand T. Hopkins in 1880 and operated as a dairy farm until Westchester County acquired the property in the late 1960s. Today, Muscoot Farm is a Westchester County Park that strives to preserve and interpret its agrarian past. Visitors may stroll through the original barns, visit with the animals, participate in educational programs or hike the many miles of trails. There is something for everyone on Muscoot’s 777 acres." Muscoot Farm | Westchester  website and more . . .


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Katonah
Westchester County
Hudson Valley

Katonah is a hamlet located in the Town of Bedford. The hamlets of Bedford Hills, Bedford Village, and Katonah comprise the municipality known as the Town of Bedford. Bedford is in northern central and northeastern Westchester County, New York with Katonah located in the northwestern part of the Town of Bedford. For information about activities, attractions, and things to do in or near the Town of Bedford, visit the hamlets of Bedford Village, Bedford Hills, and Katonah.

Town History of Bedford
"On December 23, 1680, 22 men from Stamford, Connecticut, founded the Town of Bedford when they purchased, fur coats, blankets, wampum and cloth, a tract of land three miles square known as the "Hopp Ground" from Chief Katonah and several other Indians.

    "These proprietors from Stamford were New England Puritans who promptly set about to plan their new settlement providing for a meetinghouse, gristmill on the Mianus River and burying ground. Today's Village Green is one-third its original size but the graveyard and surrounding principal streets remain substantially as they were originally planned in 1681.

    "Bedford was part of Connecticut in 1697 when a patent fixed the boundaries as a six-mile square and it wasn't until England's King William issued a royal degree in 1700, to settle a boundary dispute, that Bedford became part of New York.

    "The Town's importance grew during the Colonial period and served as the wartime Westchester County seat during the Revolutionary War after the Battle of White Plains and until Bedford was burned by the British on July 11, 1779. After the Revolution, Bedford became one of two seats of County government, alternating with White Plains until 1870. The Court House in Bedford Village, built in 1787 and renovated in the 1960s, is Westchester County's oldest government building."

Katonah
"Katonah is located in the northwestern part of the Town of Bedford. In 1983 Katonah's Historic District was listed on the State and National registers of Historic Places. This district encompasses the Bedford Road area, a section of the hamlet designed by landscape architects, G.S. and B.S. Olmstead. Noted for its Victorian architecture, Katonah now stands somewhat south of where the original hamlet was located and before it was obliged to move in the late 1890s to make way for the expansion of the New York City watershed when the Muscoot Reservoir was built. Fifty houses were moved to their present sites in the hamlet. Katonah is widely known as home to Caramoor, Katonah Museum of Art and the John Jay Homestead, retirement home of John Jay, the first chief justice of the United States Supreme Court. "

Source: Town of Bedford

History And Antiquities
The following covers "History and Antiquities", a general collection of interesting facts, traditions, biographical sketches, and anecdotes about Westchester County and its towns. When reading the following, remember to keep in mind that this information has been written about two hundred years ago. Population statistics and events have not been revised to reflect current events and perspective. We think this adds to the historical flavor and interest of the writings, giving a different perspective on much of this information and written in an "older world" writing style. "Historical Collections of the State of New York" , Published by S. Tuttle, 194 Chatham-Square, 1841

    Bedford
    "Bedford, from New York NE, 44 miles, was first settled under a Connecticut license in 1681 or 1682, at a place called the hop-ground, on account of its natural product. The original patent, dated 1697, bears the Connecticut seal, and it was not until 1700 that the settlement was attached to New York by order of King William. Bedford, the half-shire town, has a courthouse and about 45 dwellings. Whitlockville is a small village."

    First Chief-Justice of the United States
    John Jay during the latter part of his life resided in the northern part of this town. The annexed sketch of his life is from Blake's Biographical Dictionary: "John Jay, LL.D., first chief-justice of the United States under the constitution of 1789, graduated at Kings, (now Columbia College) in 1764 and in 1768 was admitted to the bar. He was appointed to the first American congress in 1774. Being on the committee with Lee and Livingston to draft an address to the people of Great Britain, he was the writer of the eloquent production. In the congress of 1775, he was on various important committees, performing more service perhaps than any other member except Franklin and John Adams. In May, 1776, he was recalled to assist in forming the government of New York, and in consequence his name is not attached to the declaration of Independence . . . though not a member of the convention that formed the constitution of the United States, he was present at Annapolis and aided by his advice. He also assisted Madison and Hamilton in writing the Federalist. In the convention of New York he contributed to the adoption of the constitution. He was appointed chief justice by Washington, December 26, 1789. In 1794, he was appointed minister plenipotentiary to Great Britain, and succeeded in negotiating the treaty, which still goes, by his name. Chief-Justice John Jay was governor of the state of New York from 1795 to 1801. The remainder of his life passed in retirement. He died in 1829, aged 84."

About Katonah Today
Enjoy a day of history at Bedford Village Memorial Park. At the Village Memorial Park, you can look around and see hundreds of years of history. Visit Bedford Historic Hall, c1806 walk across Bedford Village Green and you can see the Bedford Historic Post office c1838, or imagine what it was like when children went to school in the Bedford Historic School House c1829.

Pack a picnic and visit Katonah Memorial Park. For a day of antiquing, visit antique shops in Katonah. Select from a wide range of activities in Katonah, New York. If you enjoy historic sites, be sure to visit the John Jay Homestead State Historic Site. Nestled in the rolling Westchester countryside is the gracious home and farm of John Jay (1745-1829), one of America's principal Founding Fathers. Jay co-authored the Treaty of Paris, which ended the Revolutionary War, and the Federalist Papers, which aided ratification of the U.S. Constitution. He served as President of the Continental Congress, U.S. Secretary for Foreign Affairs, first Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, and the second governor of New York State. Children of all ages enjoy visiting this site of history.

For music, art, festivals, and history, visit Caramoor in Katonah. With its outstanding performances, engaging arts-in-education programming, the extraordinary Rosen House, and beautiful grounds, Caramoor is a cornerstone of the cultural life of Westchester County.




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