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By Stephen Paul DeVillo

The Bronx River flows for twenty-three miles via Westchester County and the center of the Bronx. it truly is big apple City�s simply freshwater river, and it really is quite wealthy in background, folklore and environmental ask yourself. From innovative battle battlefields to local forests and misplaced villages, its lore and memorable historical past are peopled with an array of mythical characters like Aaron Burr and the redoubtable Aunt Sarah Titus. this present day, the once-polluted river is revitalized by means of many years of citizen activism, and it once more performs a different function within the assorted groups alongside its size. Stephen DeVillo strains the river�s lengthy and colourful tale from the glaciers to the current day, combining human heritage, neighborhood legends and normal heritage right into a exact portrait of a distinct a part of New York.

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