The Brooklyn Bridge opens

tarayagal Member Photo

Clipped by tarayagal

The Brooklyn Bridge opens - The Brooklyn Bridge. THE CEREMONIES ATTENDING...
The Brooklyn Bridge. THE CEREMONIES ATTENDING THE OPENING. A GRAND CELEBRATION. The Brooklyn bridge was opened Thursday, May 24, with imposing ceremonies. President Arthur, Governor Cleveland and other distinguished persons were present. There was a grand military parade and display of fireworks iu the evening. Most of the buildings in New York city and Brooklyn were decorated. At 1.30 p. m. the procession, escorted by the Seventh regiment, with their band of ninety-two pieces, entered the New York approach of the bridge amid cheers from the thousands lining the way. The

Clipped from
  1. The St Johnsbury Caledonian,
  2. 01 Jun 1883, Fri,
  3. Page 2

tarayagal Member Photo
  • The Brooklyn Bridge opens

    tarayagal – 17 May 2018