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The Brooklyn Bridge and Lower Manhattan

 New York City, circa 1910 Charles H. Cleaves/ ©Fredrik D. Bodin The Brooklyn Bridge opened in 1883 as the longest suspension bridge in the world (5,989 feet) and the tallest free standing structure in the Northern Hemisphere. Rockport attorney and photographer Charles … Continue reading

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Front Beach, Rockport, circa 1900

Front Beach, Rockport, circa 1900 Charles H. Cleaves/©Fredrik D. Bodin These folks are enjoying Front Beach in the latest beach attire. Observatory Point sits in the distance on the right. The Rockport fire house is on the left, with its … Continue reading

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