Night is time for reflection, collecting memories, and the vestiges of light. Wandering at night is as if one has entered a dream world full of surprises of unknown realities. The world takes on a different glow rendering the familiar unfamiliar.
On May 24, 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge, linking Brooklyn with Manhattan, was opened to traffic with a celebration attended by President Chester A. Arthur, Gov. Grover Cleveland of New York, and Emily Roebling, the wife of the bridge’s main engineer, Washington Roebling.