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, 3 Tues., June 3-17, 6:00-9:00 pm, Room TBD, $95. D Fruci. #5797
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 Tues., July 1-29, 7:00-9:00 pm, Room TBD, $100. H Fischer. #5769
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., June 7, 11:00 am-1:00 pm, $25. M Cain. #5789
New! Walk the Aqueduct: Sleepy Hollow to Rockefeller State Park
Guided walk on one of the most sylvan sections of the Aqueduct trail – from Sleepy Hollow High School north into Rockefeller State Park Preserve. Take a look inside the Weir Chamber on the way. Loop into Peggy’s Way into Rockefeller Park and learn history as we walk. Meet at the north parking lot of Sleepy Hollow High School at 11:00 am.
CE-TRVL 2024, 1 Sat., June 14, 11:00 am-1:00 pm, $25. M Cain. #5802