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Built 1866 by John A. Roebling. When the Roebling Bridge was formally opened on January 1, 1867, the driver of a horse and buggy was charged a toll of 15 cents to cross; the toll for three horses and a carriage was 25 cents. Pedestrians were charged one-cent. The Roebling Suspension Bridge is a National Historic Landmark and is on the National Register of Historic Places.
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