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History Tour: Great Brooklyn Bridge for Families

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

6:30 p.m.

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Take a trip back in time and discover the harrowing tale behind the Brooklyn Bridge’s construction.  Learn about the perseverance of the Roebling family, perilous challenges that workers faced and basic bridge engineering concepts. A history talk will be followed by a hands-on bridge-building activity and a scavenger hunt on the first tower of the bridge.

Guide: Isa Del Bello, Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy. 

This tour requires that you RSVP here.

Location

Old Fulton Street and Furman Street
Brooklyn
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Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy

Categories

History, Kids, Tours

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Squibb Park Bridge is currently closed and is expected to reopen in spring 2015.

Brooklyn Bridge Park Weather

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