Celebrating Ossining’s Double Arch


The promenade across Ossining’s famous Double Arch has been restored and will be reopened on Saturday, July 20, with an event taking place from 4 to 6 pm. To celebrate, we’ve assembled a group of images relating to this famous local landmark.

On May 21, 1839, the Westchester Herald said the “stupendous arch” over the Sing Sing Kill would be “the most astonishing specimen of the art and ability of man to be seen in this section of the country” and they correctly predicted that it would “become an object of admiration to every beholder.”

Thanks to the following people and institutions for supplying images:

Click on any image to enlarge it!

4 thoughts on “Celebrating Ossining’s Double Arch

  1. I loved sneaking into Croton Dam from the top and also loved walking the aqueduct to Scarborough Road. Close to the air vent #9 I think it was ,just before road, there is a beautiful arched tunnel that allows a brook to cross under the aqueduct and if you follow that brook’s flow, you will find several small dams in the middle of the woods UNLESS all the home building has destroyed it. A Google earth fly over shows me that most of…Ossining-New-York-Contractor

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