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Sara Cavanaugh at the Keeper's House
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Hardy Aqueduct walkers and nature lovers gathered at the Keeper’s House Visitor Center on a chill and rainy January 5 to

Bob Kornfeld describing early drawings
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The opening reception for the The Tunnel: A Passage Through History a

Cross-section of tunnel architectural drawing
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The Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct present an important new exhibit at the Keeper’s House. 

THE TUNNEL: A PASSAGE THROUGH HISTORY

It 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.

Invasive vines
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FOCAAdmin

On July 15 the Friends participated in New York State’s Invasive Species Awareness Week by hosting a workshop on Invasive Species at the Keeper’s House.   Workshop leaders Diane Alden and Daria Gregg have participated in surveying the entire Westchester section of the Aqueduct trail, are Wildflower Guides at Teatown and have adopted sections of the Aqueduct near their homes where they have been working for many years to control invasive plants and to do restoration planting with native species.  Diane is an amateur naturalist and Daria is a Citizen Scientist at the NY Botanic

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Have you have ever asked “where does the trail go now?"

Here’s good news.

The Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct commissioned these five informative, helpful signs to be put in places that have had walkers mystified.  Places like the exit from Lyndhurst – smack on to Route 9 in Tarrytown, that has had walkers asking, “ Now what?" 

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