Free, easy 4-mile loop beginning and ending at Main Street School at 101 Main Street, Irvington. Enjoy the mostly level, shaded walk in one of the most storied sections of the Aqueduct. Learn about the remarkable Villa Lewaro, the estate of Madam CJ Walker, the African-American entrepreneur who was America’s first female self-made millionaire. Walk the grounds of Lyndhurst Mansion, country home of notorious robber baron, Jay Gould and location site for HBO’s “The Gilded Age.”
Tour the seldom seen but spectacular Belvedere Estate. Along the way, we will talk about the history of the Aqueduct, the origins of the village of Irvington and Washington Irving’s fascinating connection with the village. Four miles total, the walk is approximately 3 hours.
Irvington, NY 10533