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Photographer: R. C.
Taken: June 20, 2009
Caption: Emily Warren Roebling Memorial Marker
Additional Description: Marker dedicated to the wife of the bridge designer.
The builders of the bridge dedicated to Emily Warren Roebling (1843-1903) whose faith and courage helped her stricken husband Col. Washington A. Roebling, C.E. (1837-1926) complete the construction of this bridge from the plans of his father John A. Roebling, C.E. (1806-1869) who gave his life to the bridge.
"Back of every great work we can find the self-sacrificing devotion of a woman."
This tablet erected 1951 by The Brooklyn Engineers Club with funds raised by popular subscription.
Submitted: June 22, 2009, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey.
Database Locator Identification Number: p68007
File Size: 0.515 Megabytes
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