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Why was it called the mistake by the lake?

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The most notorious reason Cleveland is known as the Mistake by the Lake is that the Cuyahoga River caught fire back in the 1970s. That’s a testament to how toxic the pollution was in those days and it was spreading into Lake Erie.

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