Thursday, September 29, 2011
Did everybody else know that The London Bridge is in Arizona?
Ok, that is only partially true:
A bridge has existed at or near the present site (in London) since the Roman occupation nearly 2,000 years ago. The earliest contemporary written reference to a Saxon bridge is in 1016.
In 1968 they sold the London Bridge (designed by Rennie) to an entrepreneur from Missouri named Robert P. McCulloc. This bridge was taken apart and each piece numbered, then sent to Lake Havasu City, Arizona.
Back in London, the modern London Bridge opened in 1973.
So if you find yourself in Lake Havasu City, Arizona, don’t be surprised when you cross over London Bridge.