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Big River Crossing celebrates 5th anniversary, gifted $1M for redevelopment

Big River Crossing opens in 2016 for pedestrian traffic on the Harahan Bridge (Source: Big...
Big River Crossing opens in 2016 for pedestrian traffic on the Harahan Bridge (Source: Big River Crossing)
Published: Oct. 22, 2021 at 5:21 AM CDT|Updated: Oct. 22, 2021 at 5:22 AM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Big River Crossing is celebrating its 5th anniversary Friday and it’s receiving a big gift.

Thanks to the First Horizon foundation 1,500 acres of land along Mississippi River will be acquired and restored to create Big River Park.

The foundation committed to $1 million for the development.

The vision behind the donation is to restore, protect and enhance the land’s natural features as well as add trail and park amenities.

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