Sunday, March 21, 2010

The Big Dig of 1848

The Big Dig of 1848:
The Brookline Reservoir & the Cochituate Aqueduct

Annual Meeting of the Brookline Historical Society
Sunday, March 28, 2010, at 2 pm
Hunneman Hall, Brookline Public Library, 361 Washington Street
Brookline Reservoir and GatehouseThe Cochituate Aqueduct, built between 1846 and 1848,
brought clean water 15 miles from Lake Cochituate
to the Brookline Reservoir for distribution to the City of Boston.

Join architectural historian Dennis DeWitt
for the story of the reservoir and its historic gatehouse
and their role in one of the largest public works projects of its time.

Refreshments will be served

The program will be preceded by a brief business meeting.

For more information, call 617-566-5747

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