MAAP | Mapping the African American Past

Current view of a downtown area once supplied with water by the Manhattan Company

The Manhattan Company’s water system, which never worked very well, was replaced in 1842 when fresh drinking water began to flow into the city from Croton.

Creator: Manjari Sharma, photographer

Source: © Curriculum Concepts International

Produced by CCNMTL, Chase, Teachers College, and CCI