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Author: 
Mavis Cain

Painters love the Aqueduct Trail because it's so beautiful, in any season.

On May 28, Mavis Cain led a group of walkers on the trail in Yonkers, making a detour into Untermyer Park to see the artistic gardens, so colorful, as well as the amazing sculptures brought here by Untermyer, who also commissioned sculpture to be done here.

Author: 
FOCAAdmin

All walks and tours will be led by a member of the Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct. Walks are free to all and (unless specifically noted) do not require prior registration. Check contact information for updates on schedule, weather, etc.

May 14, Saturday -- Ossining Weir Tour - click for directions and map

Author: 
FOCAAdmin

You'll remember the grant the Friends received to do this important piece of trail work. The first step of the work has been made with Steven Oakes, former site manager descending into the dark and murky depths of the tunnel in the area where the work will be done. The integrity of the brick work has to be ascertained.

Author: 
FOCAAdmin

New York City's proposed design for the restoration of the High Bridge was presented to the Landmarks Preservation Commission at a hearing on April 5, 2011. The entire set of drawings can be downloaded HERE.

Author: 
FOCAAdmin

Please come to our Annual Meeting and discover what the Old Croton Aqueduct owes to the aqueducts of Ancient Rome.

Prof Peter Aicher, author of " Guide to the Aqueducts of Ancient Rome" will give an illustrated talk on the extent to which the monuments of Roman engineering infuenced the design, appearance and construction of our own aqueduct.

A brief business meeting will precede Professor Aicher's talk. Refreshments will be served.
Date and time: April 10, 2 p,m,

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