Croton River Gallery

The Croton River is a uniquely beautiful place and is a spawning area for anadromous fish like shad and striped bass. It provided shellfish and fish to the native Americans living on both its Ossining and Croton shores as early as 6000 years ago. More recently, it was the heart of the van Cortlandt empire providing food, transportation to New York City markets, and power to run the mills.

Infrared Photo by Pat McMahon Photo by Noel Malsberg. Fawn along Croton River  * Photo by Connie Cohn. Looking North along Croton River Photo series by G.G. Hougham Photo by G.G. Hougham. Croton River, where the tide meets the rapids Photo by G.G. Hougham. Blue Kayack Guy
Photo by Calvin Henninger. Croton River and Hudson River looking west Photo by Pat McMahon Highbridge over Croton River. c. 1880. Source West. Cnty. Legal Records Textile by Daphne Hougham. Crotonville from van Cortlandt Manor Infrared Photo by Pat McMahon. In the gorge, the deep hole, below Nikko Inn Ink drawing of High Bridge from Benson Lossing's The Hudson. Donated by Dr. Marvin and Lucille Freiser
Infrared Photo by Pat McMahon. Looking NE from van Cortlandt Manor on Croton River Watercolor by Noel Malsberg. Photo by G.G.Hougham Romulus and Remus in Croton River rapids Photo by Pat McMahon. Sunset over Croton River Photo by Noel Malsberg. Swans on Croton River. Looking upriver toward Paradise Island Photo by G.G.Hougham. Mayo's landing on Croton River. Looking upriver into the deep hole or gorge.
Pen and ink by Theodore Cornu. 1952 Canoing into mouth of Croton River at Eagle Bay. Courtesy Cornelia Cotton Gallery Pen and ink by Theodore Cornu. c.1929 Site of mill ruins on Croton River where the tide meets the rapids. Courtesy Cornelia Cotton Gallery Paintings by Tibor Gerstl. Infrared Photograph by Pat McMahon. Croton River Shallows The old Croton Dam, now submerged 20 feet deep from reservoir surface. Courtesy Jane Northshield, Croton Historian Infrared Photograph by Pat McMahon. At outlet of Indian Brook looking across to van Cortlandt Manor


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