Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct

Sunday, December 8, 2019 - 11:00am
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Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct

Easy 2-mile (total) hike north along the Aqueduct and atop the beautiful Croton Dam.  Meet near the restrooms at the parking lot at Croton Gorge Park, Rte. 129, Cortlandt, NY 10567.  The leader of the hike will discuss the history and construction of the Old Croton Aqueduct and the features of the Croton Dam, the trailhead of the Aqueduct Trail.  The Aqueduct was completed in 1842 to supply water to a thirsty New York City.

Saturday, December 21, 2019 - 10:00am
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Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct

Meet at the front gates of the Morris-Jumel Mansion, 65 Jumel Terrace, NYC.  Directions to the Mansion, with transportation/parking suggestions, can be found at: www.morrisjumel.org.  (Note: 168th St. stop on the #1 is closed, but 157th St. will do; there is also on-street parking.)  We will walk to the High Bridge along the Aqueduct trail, beginning at W.

Saturday, December 28, 2019 - 12:30pm
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Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct

(Snow date, Sunday, December 29, same time)

Wednesday, January 1, 2020 - 12:00pm
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Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct

Greet the New Year with an easy 2-mile total loop hike north along the Aqueduct and atop the beautiful Croton Dam.  Meet near the restrooms at the parking lot at Croton Gorge Park, Rte. 129, Cortlandt 10567. The leader of the hike will discuss the history and construction of the Old Croton Aqueduct and the features of the Croton Dam, the trailhead of the Aqueduct trail.  The Aqueduct was completed in 1842 to supply fresh water to a thirsty New York City.