FOCAAdmin  Aug.24.2021

Lesley Walter and Tom Tarnowsky from the Friends of Old Croton Aqueduct shared insights about the creation of the 1840s engineering marvel to provide clean drinking water for a rapidly growing, disease-filled, and fire-riddled City.

Find out how Eliza Jumel played a role in its creation, and discover where New York City’s drinking water comes from today!

From a lecture delivered at Morris Jumel Mansion, Aug 18, 2021