Parks Commissioner Rose Harvey To Present Jay Lecture

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Rose HarveyThe John Jay Lecture, jointly sponsored by Pace Law School and the Jay Heritage Center, will be held on April 29th at the Jay Estate in Rye, NY, the National Historic Landmark property where Jay grew up as a child and which he owned and managed from 1813 to 1822 before passing it on to his eldest son Peter.

The speaker this year is Hon. Rose Harvey, Commissioner of New York State’s Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation (OPRHP) of the State of New York. Harvey will speak on the topic “Stewardship of New York’s Cultural & Natural History”.

The John Jay Lecture will be held at 5 pm, Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at the Jay Heritage Center; a reception will follow at 6 pm. Admission is free for both events.

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