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Thematic Tour: The War of 1812

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On June 18, 1812, President James Madison declared war with England, the first time the United States had ever declared war on another country. Take a docent-led tour of John Jay’s Bedford House that highlights the causes of war and the impact that it had on America. Regular admission fees. Advance purchase of tickets is suggested as space is limited.

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John Jay Homestead State Historic Site
  • 400 Jay Street
  • Katonah, NY 10536