The Cleveland Foundation Presents Creative Fusion: Waterways to Waterways Cuyahoga50: Celebrating Our River, Building Our Future

Water. It sustains us, nourishes us, and drives our economy. On the morning of June 22, 1969, a spark dropped from a train passing over the Cuyahoga River, and for the thirteenth time over the previous century, the river caught fire. The immediate reaction was ambivalence: The story barely made it on the back pages of the Cleveland Plain Dealer. […]

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