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Historic New York: The High Bridge and Old Croton Aqueduct

Saturday, May 12, 2018

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

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The High Bridge was built in the mid-19th century as part of the Croton Aqueduct system, which carried water from the Croton River in Westchester down to Manhattan. It is also New York City's oldest standing bridge. Learn more of the significance of this structure and the history of New York City's first water supply sytem.

Location

West 174 Street and Amsterdam Avenue in Highbridge Park
Manhattan
Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Urban Park Rangers

Contact Number

(212) 304-2277

Categories

History, Tours

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