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  2. History of Cleveland - Wikipedia

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    A battle ensued on the bridge, with two men seriously wounded before the county sheriff arrived to stop the conflict and make arrests. The confrontation could have escalated into all out war between Cleveland and Ohio City, but was avoided by a court injunction. The two cities eventually made amends, and Ohio City was annexed by Cleveland in 1854.

  3. Hope Memorial Bridge - Wikipedia

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    Added to NRHP. October 8, 1976. Location. The Hope Memorial Bridge (formerly the Lorain–Carnegie Bridge) is a 4,490-foot-long (1,370 m) art deco truss bridge crossing the Cuyahoga River in Cleveland, Ohio. The bridge connects Lorain Avenue on Cleveland's west side and Carnegie Avenue on the east side, terminating just short of Progressive Field .

  4. The Flats - Wikipedia

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    The new bridge diverted the produce trade from the West Side Market to the new Central Market. Infuriated Ohio City residents, rallying with the cry of "Two bridges or none," marched on the new bridge with guns, axes, and other tools. They met a mob of Cleveland residents ready to fight; the ensuing "Bridge War" was put down by county sheriff's ...

  5. Timeline of Cleveland - Wikipedia

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    Cleveland and Ohio City are incorporated as cities. John W. Willey is elected the first mayor of Cleveland. Bridge War between Cleveland and Ohio City takes place. 1837 – Cleveland City Council votes to create City Hospital, now MetroHealth. 1840 – population: 6,071. 1842 – The Plain Dealer begins publication.

  6. Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (Cleveland) - Wikipedia

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    Renovated. 2008. Cost. $272,800. Design and construction. Architect (s) Levi Scofield. The Cuyahoga County Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument is a major Civil War monument in Cleveland, Ohio, honoring the more than 9,000 individuals from Cuyahoga County who served the Union throughout the war. [1] It was dedicated on July 4, 1894, and is located ...

  7. Cleveland in the American Civil War - Wikipedia

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    Cleveland, Ohio, was an important Northern city during the American Civil War. It provided thousands of troops to the Union Army, as well as millions of dollars in supplies, equipment, food, and support to the soldiers. [1] The city was also an important national center for the abolitionist movement. [2]

  8. Detroit–Superior Bridge - Wikipedia

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    January 18, 1974. Location. The Detroit–Superior Bridge or Detroit–Superior High Level Bridge (officially known as the Veterans Memorial Bridge) is a 3,112-foot-long (949 m) through arch bridge over the Cuyahoga River in Cleveland, Ohio. The bridge links Detroit Avenue on Cleveland's west side and Superior Avenue on Cleveland's east side ...

  9. Main Avenue Bridge - Wikipedia

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    1939. Location. View of the bridge from the Flats in 1999. The Main Avenue (Harold H. Burton Memorial) Bridge (alternately Main Avenue Viaduct [2]) is a cantilever truss bridge in Cleveland, Ohio carrying Ohio State Route 2 / Cleveland Memorial Shoreway over the Cuyahoga River. [3] The bridge, completed in 1939, is 8,000 feet (2,400 m) in ...