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November 2020

The Infamous Bridge Wars of 1836 with Judy MacKeigan

November 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Thomas Whepley, Columbus Street Bridge, 1836, Courtesy of Judy MacKeigan   On Wednesday November 4th, join Metroparks historian Judy MacKeigan on Zoom as she shines light on a little-known part of Cleveland’s past- the wars between the East and West banks of the Cuyahoga River. In 1836, a new bridge over the Cuyahoga, along with the impending demolishment of an old bridge, sparked fiery protests. Soon the freshly dubbed cities of Cleveland and her rival across the river, Ohio City,…

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