Travel & Tours
Paris: City of Light
Paris is a city that can inspire thoughts of history, art, famous writers, fine food, good wine and romance. Gain an overview of the city’s history along with an in-depth look at the sites that will make any journey to Paris magnifique.
CE-CULTR 2026, 4 Sat., Nov. 15-Dec. 13 (skip 11/29) 1:00-4:00 pm, Room TBD, $125. D Fruci. #83600
Slicing the Apple: NYC for Prospective Tour Guides
A course for lovers of urban history that will dynamically combine the history, ethnography, and architecture of a complex, diverse city. It will also prepare you to become a certified NYC tour guide.
CE-TRVL 2005, 5 Mon., Sept. 15-Oct. 13, 7:00-9:00 pm, Room TBD, $100. H Fischer. #83443
Walking Tours of the Old Croton Aqueduct
Co-sponsored with The Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct
The aqueduct is a 41-mile brick-lined conduit constructed between 1837 and 1842 to bring fresh water from the Croton River to New York City; one of the great engineering achievements of the 19th century! Call Mavis Cain for more information, 914-693-0529.
A Visit Inside the Old Croton Aqueduct Tunnel
Tour the inside of the historic Aqueduct tunnel and learn its important history. It was built in 1837-1842, providing vital water to New York City in a period where disease, fires and drunkenness were rampant. Your tour will also include an informative talk and movie. Meet at the Visitor’s Center in Ossining at 95 Broadway (just off Rt. 9) promptly at 11:00 am.
CE-TRVL 2001, 1 Sat., Oct. 18, 11:00 am-1:00 pm, $25. M Cain. #83582
New! Walk the Aqueduct: Guided Tour to the Untermeyer Gardens
Discover the wonders of Untermyer Park by walking up from the old Croton Aqueduct. This garden which because famous in the 1920’s, is being revitalized. It connects with the Aqueduct by the old Carriage Road. You’ll hear the story of the Aqueduct and the history of Untermyer and his garden. Meet at the top parking lot of Hudson River Museum.
CE-TRVL 2011, 1 Sat., Oct. 25, 11:00 am-1:00 pm, $25. M Cain. #83583