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Historic New York: The Highbridge and the Croton Aqueduct

Sunday, March 11, 2018

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.

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During New York's early years, clean water was paramount to the success of our great metropolis. The Croton Aqueduct brought the water we needed to combat the cholera epidemic of the 1830s.

Join the Urban Park Rangers on this historic walk along Highbridge, and learn how New York City's oldest bridge, completed in 1848, brought water from the Bronx to Manhattan, and helped our city grow in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Location

West 174 Street and Amsterdam Avenue in Highbridge Park
Manhattan
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Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Urban Park Rangers

Contact Number

212-360-1444

Categories

Education, History, Tours

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