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Introducing a new series. Things you were never taught in school about native Americans. I hope to impart some glimpse at false history and have some fun educating people as well. These will most likely be short and scattered randomly. I will do two today because I want to start the series off right. This will be all for today. Until next week!

Fact #23

Suspension Bridges

The ancient Mayans constructed a suspension bridge over the Usumacinta river in Yaxchilan. This Bridge at Yaxchilan would have been one of the longest bridges in use in the ancient past. The bridge was constructed in the 7th century AD and was a very long suspension bridge with a relatively level pathway.

Many Native Americans used suspension bridges to cross rivers, valleys and more. As much as 2000 years ago native Americans build suspension type bridges of varying lengths.