This Day in Binghamton History: Bike path protest (1899)


JUNE 11 – Today’s fact in Binghamton History comes from 1899.

Today in 1899, protestors take to sabotaging bicycles.

Tacks are scattered onto a bicycle path in Johnson City to protest the closed door policy – the path is only available to those who invested financially in the project.

All other riders are stopped and fined.

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