Researching the World Tour of John Jay Ide and L. Gordon Hamerlsey

Photo of John Jay Ide on camel in front of the Great Pyramid of Giza and some scaffolding around the Sphinx, part of the excavation project.  (John Jay Ide Collection at Jay Heritage Center) By Will Thurman Growing up in…

An Interwar Intelligence Gatherer

BY SETH CARLSON  In a series of 3 posts based on his transcription of an original pocket diary donated by the Trevor family, JHC volunteer Seth Carlson gives us an insider's view into the world of a Jay descendant and…

“This place … helped to nurture my passion for history”

BY SEAN CURRAN Over my time volunteering at the Jay Heritage Center, I have come to realize how much unique American history is contained within. Every time I arrive at the Center I am treated with a new adventure and…