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Tonight at 9|8c on an all-new episode of Monumental Mysteries, Don Wildman dives deeper into the history behind some of America’s most iconic (and bizarre!) monuments.

Tourists and locals alike may admire the ingenuity behind the impressive Brooklyn Bridge, but many may not realize that its construction was marred by a series of untimely deaths. While digging the foundation for the bridge’s iconic towers, multiple workers suffered from what was then referred to as “caisson disease” – now known as “the bends.”

Catch this mystery and more tonight at 9|8c on Monumental Mysteries. And don’t forget to check out our behind-the-scenes photos from the episode.

 

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