A Jay in the AEF at St. Nazaire

By Anthony Castellano Arthur Mason DuBois (1890-1979) was the grandson of Catherine Helena (Jay) DuBois, a granddaughter of John Jay. DuBois served in the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) as a 1st Lieutenant, and was eventually promoted to Captain during World War I. Like many…

A Harrison Historian Comes to Rye

BY LANDY ERLICK  Barbara Specht is the Assistant Program Director at the Jay Heritage Center.  (Pictured above left with her husband Alan Drewry). Here, she shares some stories, insight, and even book recommendations. Were you always interested in historical sites? Yes,…

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