The cross at Wickliffe’s Fort Jefferson Hill Park at overlooks the confluence of the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers, in Wickliffe, Ky., Aug. 8, 2017. Wickliffe, in western Kentucky, thought about cashing in on the upcoming eclipse by inviting viewers, but then its mayor started to worry about the crowds and scrapped plans to advertise the event. (Andrea Morales/The New York Times)
The cross at Wickliffe’s Fort Jefferson Hill Park at overlooks the confluence of the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers, in Wickliffe, Ky., Aug. 8, 2017. Wickliffe, in western Kentucky, thought about cashing in on the upcoming eclipse by inviting viewers, but then its mayor started to worry about the crowds and scrapped plans to advertise the event. (Andrea Morales/The New York Times) ANDREA MORALES NYT
The cross at Wickliffe’s Fort Jefferson Hill Park at overlooks the confluence of the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers, in Wickliffe, Ky., Aug. 8, 2017. Wickliffe, in western Kentucky, thought about cashing in on the upcoming eclipse by inviting viewers, but then its mayor started to worry about the crowds and scrapped plans to advertise the event. (Andrea Morales/The New York Times) ANDREA MORALES NYT