Many people wonder how the world famous London Bridge made its way across the pond to call Lake Havasu home. It all came down to a winning bid. In 1967, the Common Council of the City of London was looking for potential buyers for the historical structure and Lake Havasu city founder and entrepreneur Robert P. McCulloch placed the winning bid at $2,460,000 on April 18, 1968. What does it take to move a bridge across the ocean? The answer - meticulous organization and commitment. Each block was numbered before the bridge was disassembled in London. The blocks then took the long journey to their new home via the Panama Canal then trucked to Arizona where they rebuilt the bridge and rededicated in October of 1971.
The London Bridge is Arizona’s second largest attraction after the Grand Canyon and is a popular stroll for people on romantic getaways in Arizona.
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