State seeking testimony regarding Ridgewood Reservoir
NY looking to designate site as a
state and national historic place


The State Historic Preservation Office will be considering NYCH2O's nomination of the Ridgewood Reservoir to the State and National Registers of Historic Places at its upcoming December 7th meeting in Albany. We are asking our members to write letters of support to SHPO in advance of this hearing. A slideshow discussing the history of the reservoir is included linked for reference.

Please send your comments to the SHPO at the address below and copy . Comments must be received by December 6, 2017, in order to be considered by the State Board for Historic Preservation when it reviews this district. A draft copy of the proposed nomination will be posted at  prior to the December 7th board meeting.

Ms. Jennifer Betsworth
Division for Historlc Preservation
Peebles Island State Park
P.O. Box 189
Waterford, New York 12188 

There is also a DEC hearing coming soon regarding wetlands designation for the reservoir. Details will be sent out when they are announced.

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