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Posted by Saul Weber on Wednesday, May 22nd 2024:

In Reply to: Re: Hall Of Famous Americans posted by Lobo To Long Time Resident on Tuesday, May 21st 2024:

LOBO
You've gone TOO FAR BACK regarding the origin for the name of the TAPPAN ZEE BRIDGE. The name comes from the body of water the bridge crosses. Given the distance from the shore of WESTCHESTER COUNTY to the shore of ROCKLAND COUNTY, the area of the body of water was so large it was called the TAPPEN ZEE [SEA],

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