Water for a City: The Story of the Croton Aqueduct

Date: June 30, 2003 - July 1, 2003

Participants will learn about the history of the Croton Aqueduct, an extraordinary technological marvel in a time of social unrest and an urgent need for clean and plentiful water by a growing metropolis. The class will include slides, graphs, maps, and photos and a walking tour of the Croton Aqueduct. Each participant will receive a set of lesson-plan handouts and reproducible graphics based on primary source documents. Each day will include talks and walks, will be both inside and outside
and will involve carpooling participants.

Dates, Times, Locations:
June 30, 2003, 9:30-5:00, Croton Gorge Park, off Route 129 Cortlandt and will
include the Weir Chamber and Urban Cultural Park Museum in Ossining
July 1, 2003, 9:30-6:00, Henry Clay Nelson Park, South Highland Ave., Route 9,
Ossining and will include stops south to Lyndhurst.
Hours: 15
Cost: $75 plus $20 lunch