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May 22, 2013

NEW ALBANY BICENTENNIAL: The Brandenburg Affair

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NEW ALBANY —

Songs and stories were written about the Brandenburg Affair. Even a play was penned and performed locally about the exploits. 

“The feat of the brothers was heralded far and near by the papers and the whole river community jollified at their exploits, much to the chagrin and mortification of the Brandenbergers,” Money said. 

 

Editor’s note: This is part of an ongoing series about the people and events that have shaped the 200-year history of New Albany. Read all installments by clicking on the bicentennial link under the “seasonal content” header at newsandtribune.com

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