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North Side: "Across the River": Notes


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Actual date Allegheny finally made a city was not July 17, 1839, but April 13, 1840.
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Almost the sole survivor of the golden era is matriarchal Mrs. Harmar Denny. Denny, who, past 80, implacably maintains her brownstone manor house at 811 Ridge Ave. in the shadow of factories and cheap rooming houses.
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Sweitzer Loch (Lake) = Swiss Bottoms = Swiss Hole.

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