Lecture

Sunday, April 7, 2019 - 2:00pm
Presenter: 
Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct

Croton Point, now the site of Croton Point Park, was once one of the largest tidal marshes on the Hudson River. Its human history dates back 7,000 years to the time of the first Native American settlements. Today you can find oyster middens on the northern tip, abundant evidence of a major brickmaking operation, and vaulted wine cellars from an early commercial vineyard.  There are tales of Captain Kidd’s buried treasure and links to the capture of Major John Andre during the Revolution.