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Old Croton Aqueduct, Entrance Entablature, New Croton Reservoir, Yorktown Heights, Westchester County, NY
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New Croton Reservoir, Yorktown Heights vicinity, NY
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Documentation compiled after 1968.
Survey number HAER NY-107
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-17; FN-28).
Building/structure dates: 1842 initial construction
National Register Number: 74001234
Significance: The Old Croton Aqueduct is an outstanding example of 19th century civil engineering and was New York City's first municipal water project. The entrance entablature commemorated the opening of the aqueduct and is the only remaining part of the Old Croton Dam above water.
Jervis, John B.
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
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