Built in 1894, Lincoln Park's "High Bridge" was the site of nearly 100 suicides, earning it the nickname "suicide bridge." The bridge was torn down in 1919.

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The bridge spanned the lagoon, and was 42 feet above the water. It was intended as a sight-seeing bridge, but quickly garnered another purpose. Not all of the nearly 100 suicides were from jumping -- people also went there to take poison, or even hang themselves.

The nickname was made popular by a set of postcards of the bridge shortly before it was torn down.

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