Charles C. Glover Memorial Bridge

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Coordinates: 38°55′04″N 77°03′30″W / 38.9178892°N 77.0583107°W / 38.9178892; -77.0583107

View from the Charles C. Glover Memorial Bridge
Financier and philanthropist Charles Carroll Glover, after whom the bridge is named.

The Charles C. Glover Memorial Bridge or Massachusetts Avenue Bridge in Northwest Washington, D.C. conveys Massachusetts Avenue over Rock Creek and Rock Creek Park. The concrete arch bridge was constructed in 1939[1] and has a length of 386.2 feet.[1]

On November 20, 1946, Stephen Norman, grandson of Theodor Herzl, jumped off the bridge to his death three weeks after learning that his whole family had died in the Holocaust.[2]

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