Travel & Tours
To register please call 914-606-6830 and press option 1
Slicing the Big Apple
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 Sat., July 9-Aug. 6, 11:00 am-1:00 pm, Room TBD, $100. H Fischer. #5462
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 at 914-693-0529.
A Visit Inside the Historic 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, 95 Broadway, Ossining (just off Rt. 9) promptly at 11:00 am.
CE-TRVL 2001, 1 Sat., June 11, 11:00 am-1:00 pm, $25. M Cain. #5603
Aqueduct Trail and Rockefeller State Preserve
Discover two parks on one June morning. Meet at Gorey Brook Road in Sleepy Hollow for a guided walk. Easy parking on Gorey Brook Rd. We’ll start the walk on the Aqueduct trail, pass the 1800s Weir chamber and learn its history, then loop into Rockefeller State Preserve. Bring water bottle if hot. For driving instructions call Mavis at (914) 693-0529.
CE-TRVL 2011, 1 Sat., June 18, 11:00 am-1:00 pm, $25. M Cain. #5604