In the 1870s, Somerville's once-beautiful waterways near Union Square became heavily polluted--so the state decided to bury them. After the work was done, everyone called it a day, and promptly forgot there was ever a river there in the first place.
Burying the river has had significant effects on our environment--and will continue to haunt us as global warming brings more and more rain our way. This zine looks at why the river was buried; how that decision has affected our environment; and what it all says about our culture.
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