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SIX NEW MOBILE AUDIO TOURS LEAD TO ADVENTURES IN HISTORIC HUDSON RIVER TOWNS

Free Driving, Walking and Biking Tours Cross Over the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge and the Bear Mountain Bridge

TARRYTOWN, NY (SPRING, 2021) After a year of the COVID-19 crisis keeping people homebound, many are looking for ways to safely explore and enjoy the world around them. Six new mobile audio tours are now ready to guide visitors through the Historic Hudson River Towns, a group of charming riverfront communities just north of New York City.

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Excerpt from The Rivertowns Enterprise. Readers can access the full story starting on page 5 of the Rivertowns Enterprise e-digital version from their August 13th edition.  They can open a free e-edition account to view the article at Rivertowns Enterprise e-edtion.

By Kris DiLorenzo

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This summer, Dobbs Ferry resident Felix Warner worked with the Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct to create this video about efforts to manage invasive plants on the Old Croton Aqueduct. Felix is a sophomore at Rochester Institute of Technology.

 

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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

 

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The fur and feathers crowd loves our award-winning maps! These pictures were taken at Yonkers 2021 National Nights Out festival, on August 3. Many community groups, children and pets descended on a local park to party. The event promotes police-community partnerships and safe neighborhoods. The Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct was honored to join so many fun-loving Yonkers families and pets who walk and help care for the aqueduct trail.

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