Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

Press Release

July 16, 2013

Randy Simons
Dan Keefe

OPRHP Kicks off Planning Process for the Old Croton State Historic Park

The Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) will hold public information meetings regarding the preparation of a management plan for the Old Croton Aqueduct State Historic Park. OPRHP encourages the public to participate in the planning efforts for the park and welcome all comments and suggestions towards the development of the plan.

Two meetings will be held. The first will be on July 23, 2013 in Yonkers at the Yonkers Public Library, Riverfront Branch, 1 Larkin Center, Yonkers NY at 6:00 PM. The second will be held on July 25, 2013 at the Joseph G. Caputo Community Center, 95 Broadway, Ossining, NY at 7:00 PM. Upon inclement weather conditions, please visit the OPRHP web site for a meeting cancellation notice and updated information:

Park staff will make a brief presentation about the planning process and the park history and receive public comments.

A Public Information Meeting Packet is available on the OPRHP web site at  Written comments and suggestions may be submitted by August 23, 2013 to:

Mark Hohengasser
Park Planner
OPRHP - Planning Bureau
Albany, NY 12238

or emailed to:

For additional information and directions to the meeting, contact the park office at 914-693-5259. For more information about New York State Parks, please visit our web site at