Upcoming Events

The Tunnel: A Passage Through History

Sunday, December 16, 2018 - 1:00pm to Monday, February 4, 2019 - 4:00pm

This ehxibition at The Keeper's House answers the question, “ How did the engineering miracle of the Aqueduct actually happen 175 years ago?”

Early engineering drawings and plans and how they evolved  will be highlighted and explained by Architect/engineer, Robert Kornfeld at  the opening reception on December 16, 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM.

The event and the exhibit is of particular interest to those who know the importance  of STEM ( science, technology, engineering and math ) in our schools.

But all who love the Aqueduct and are proud to have a National Historic Landtmark in the neighborhood will be intrigued with the personalities and credentials of the brilliant people who made it happen. 

 

Contact for information:   Mavis Cain.  914 693 0529.

Opening Reception for "The Tunnel: A Passage Through History"

Sunday, December 16, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

A new exhibit of engineers’ drawings and photographs curated by Robert Kornfeld

Please join us for the Opening Reception of this important exhibition.

Early engineering drawings and plans and how they evolved will be highlighted and explained by Architect/engineer, Robert Kornfeld at  the opening reception on December 16, 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM.

The event and the exhibit is of particular interest to those who know the importance  of STEM ( science, technology, engineering and math ) in our schools.

But all who love the Aqueduct and are proud to have a National Historic Landtmark in the neighborhood will be intrigued with the personalities and credentials of the brilliant people who made it happen. 

Croton Reservoir & Dam First Day Hike

Tuesday, January 1, 2019 - 12:00pm

Greet the New Year with an easy 1-mile hike north along the Aqueduct and atop the beautiful Croton Dam.  Meet near the restrooms at the parking lot at Croton Gorge Park, Rte. 129, Cortlandt 10567. The leader of the hike will discuss the history and construction of the Old Croton Aqueduct and the features of the Croton Dam, the trailhead of the Aqueduct trail.  The Aqueduct was completed in 1842 to supply water to New York City. Inquiries:  Sara Kelsey, saraakelsey@gmail.com or 646-303-1448.

 

Free-A-Tree Invasive Vine Removal

Saturday, January 5, 2019 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

A Groundworks Hudson Valley event

SAVE THE DATE

Join us on Saturday, January 5th to remove invasive vines along the Old Croton Aqueduct in Yonkers. 

Address: 13-11 Arthur St

More info and registration link to come.

Along the Aqueduct Trail - Meet the new Curator of the Lenoir Nature Preserve, Sara Cavanaugh

Saturday, January 5, 2019 - 1:30pm

Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct and the Lenoir Nature Preserve.  

Meet at the Keepers House at 15 Walnut Street in Dobbs Ferry, off Broadway.  Learn about Lenoir from Sara and enjoy light refreshments.  Afterwards, there will be an optional visit to the Preserve at 19 Dudley Street in Yonkers, off Broadway:  on foot in a guided tour along the Aqueduct Trail (2.6 miles each way, wear sturdy shoes; steps and steep initial entry within the Preserve); or by car, where you will be treated to a tour of this beautiful Westchester County Nature Preserve. Inquiries:  Sara Kelsey, saraakelsey@gmail.com or 646-303-1448.

 

Free-A-Tree Invasive Vine Removal

Saturday, February 2, 2019 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

A Groundwork Hudson Valley Event

Join Groundwork on Saturday, February 2nd to remove invasive kudzu along the Lamartine section of the Old Croton Aqueduct in Yonkers. For GPS, set your destination to 16 Lamartine Terrace, Yonkers.

We provide tools and materials for the day, but please dress warmly and wear durable shoes.

Registration link to come.