1 cent: When the Brooklyn Bridge first opened, it cost a penny to cross by foot, 5 cents for a horse and rider, and 10 cents for a horse and wagon. Farm animals were allowed at a price of 5 cents per cow and 2 cents per sheep or hog. Today, the Brooklyn Bridge is free to cross.
Queen Victoria: The opening day for the Brooklyn Bridge coincided with her birthday, May 24th. Many Irish protested the opening of the bridge on this day in honor of the Queen.
P.T. Barnum: The American showman, politician, and businessman led 21 elephants across the Brooklyn Bridge in order to quell rumors that the bridge was not stable or strong enough. Needless to say, it did not collapse.
144,000: The number of cars that drive across the bridge every day, making it the second busiest bridge in New York City.
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