Chief Engineer: The Man Who Built the Brooklyn Bridge

After his father’s tragic death, Washington Roebling stepped in to finish John Roebling’s pièce de résistance: the Brooklyn Bridge. Biographer Erica Wagner chronicles this monumental accomplishment and reveals new archival material, including Roebling’s personal memoir, thought to be lost to the historical record.











When: Tue., July 11, 2017 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Where: Brooklyn Historical Society
128 Pierrepont St.
718-222-4111
Price: $5
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After his father’s tragic death, Washington Roebling stepped in to finish John Roebling’s pièce de résistance: the Brooklyn Bridge. Biographer Erica Wagner chronicles this monumental accomplishment and reveals new archival material, including Roebling’s personal memoir, thought to be lost to the historical record.