The Many Lives of John Bloomfield Jervis, an illustrated talk by Bob Boothe, Industrial Heritage Historian

The Many Lives of John Bloomfield Jervis, an illustrated talk by Bob Boothe, Industrial Heritage Historian

Sunday, June 2, 2019 - 4:00pm

Learn about the self-made career of a pioneering figure in American civil and mechanical engineering and the Chief Engineer of the Old Croton Aqueduct.  Light refreshments.  The Keeper’s House, used in the 1800’s as a residence by the engineer charged with maintaining the Aqueduct, has been restored and repurposed as a Visitor and Education Center, including details of the 177-year-old water system.  Located on the Aqueduct in Dobbs Ferry at 15 Walnut Street, the Keeper’s House is a short uphill walk east from the Metro-North Hudson Line Dobbs Ferry train station. Inquiries: Mavis Cain, mavisbird500@verizon.net, 914-693-0529.

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The Keeper's House

OPEN WEEKENDS 1-4PM

The Keeper’s House has received a Greater Hudson Heritage Network Award for Excellence for its interactive permanent exhibit about the history of the Croton System and the NYC water supply.

HISTORY

The Keeper's House

The Keeper's House
15 Walnut Street
Dobbs Ferry , NY