Broadway Bridge's past on display

NLR exhibit showcases fanfare of span’s 1923 opening

Posted: June 21, 2015 at 3:11 a.m.

Sandra Taylor Smith on Thursday places information cards around photos taken during the construction of the Broadway Bridge. An exhibit on the bridge opened Friday at the Heritage Center in North Little Rock.

Parades on both sides of the Arkansas River, bridge queens and an estimated 50,000 people marked the grand opening of the Broadway Bridge between Little Rock and North Little Rock on March 14, 1923.

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