From 1932-1982 The Hilliard bridge spanned the Illinois River in Ottawa.  Mary Fanning undertook creating the sculptures "Bending" and "Reclining" out of sections of the Hilliard bridge to be constructed in todays Allen Park.

Ottawa, Illinios

It's well known that Ottawa, Illinois has been a vibrant city since it's inception in 1853. But, how did Ottawa come to be?