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Richmond Times Dispatch
Richmond Times Dispatch
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Description: Broadkill River Bridge In Milton, Delaware Has Been Banned As Lovers Trysting Place.

Date: October 31 1911

Newspaper published in: Richmond Virginia

Source: scrapbook

Milton, Delaware October 31, 1911:

The mayor, W. H. Stephens, has said the town will no longer allow young couples to hold hands and to occupy the Broadkill River bridge in the center of downtown Milton so as to cause traffic, both roadway and pedestrian, to be hindered. The small bridge has always been known to residents, both young and old, as 'Lovers Rest', a meeting place and there are many protesters and the young girls have a dare to the town council to put them off. They probably will resort to more 'loving' than laughing and squealing, which is said to be distributing late at night,

Submitted: 02/02/14 (Edited 02/02/14)

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