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How the Original London Bridge Ended Up in Arizona

How the Original London Bridge Ended Up in Arizona | Regional Geography | Scoop.it
A town of 52,000 people has called the famous bridge its own since 1971.
Seth Dixon's insight:

This odd bit of trivia has always fascinated me and people always look at me like I'm an idiot when I say that London Bridge is in Arizona.  Fact can be stranger than ficition, but it is an interesting story about place-making.  Lake Havasu as a planned city had not history or iconic features--so they imported one to show that this city belonged on the map.  

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