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Croton Aqueduct (Old)

Yonkers and, New York
County of Westchester.
Between Croton and New York City
National Register Number: 74001324
Resource type: Structure.
Property type: Transportation - water -related.
Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: Part is a recreational trail..

Statement of Significance (as of designation - April 27, 1992):
Constructed between 1837 and 1842, this aqueduct provided New York City with its first planned water supply system and served as a model for other cities. The eight-and-one-half foot tall, masonry-lined conduit ran 40 miles through undulating topography to central Manhattan; in a few places it is tunneled through solid rock or carried across valleys on bridges and berms, yet most of the aqueduct lies on a stone foundation immediately below ground.

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