Date: July 17, 2006 - July 21, 2006
Location: Various sites in Westchester along the Aqueduct Contact Hours: 15
Cut off Date: June 15, 2006
This program involves daily walks along the Croton Aqueduct in Westchester County during the afternoon. The walks are comparatively level. Please wear comfortable walking shoes and bring water.
- MONDAY, JULY 17: CROTON FREE LIBRARY
MORNING: Lecture on New York City water system (1600-2006) including the Old (1842) and New Croton Dams (1906)
AFTERNOON: Visit Old and New Croton Dams. Walk on Old Croton Aqueduct trailway for two miles.
- TUESDAY, JULY 18: CROTON FREE LIBRARY
MORNING: Lecture covering Old Croton Aqueduct section from Croton-on-Hudson to Ossining.
AFTERNOON: Walk to Double Arch, Weir Chamber and Caputo Museum and see Up The River, Down The River.
- WEDNESDAY, JULY 19: WARNER PUBLIC LIBRARY, SLEEPY HOLLOW
MORNING: Lecture covering Old Croton Aqueduct section from Ossining to Sleepy Hollow.
AFTERNOON: Walk from Village of Ossining to Sleepy Hollow High School.
- THURSDAY, JULY 20: WARNER PUBLIC LIBRARY, SLEEPY HOLLOW
MORNING: Lecture covering Old Croton Aqueduct section from Sleepy Hollow to Dobbs Ferry.
AFTERNOON: Walk from Village of Sleepy Hollow to Village of Dobbs Ferry.
- FRIDAY, JULY 21: DOBBS FERRY PUBLIC LIBRARY
MORNING: Lecture covering section from Dobbs Ferry to Yonkers and final section across High Bridge down to Central Park and the New York City Library on 42nd Street.
AFTERNOON: Walk from Village of Dobbs Ferry to Hudson River Museum in the City of Yonkers.
For further information contact Dr. Peter Feinman at the Institute of History, Archaeology, and Education at 914-939-9071 or email us at: email@example.com