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Bridge Tales

The Bridge Has Tales To Tell


October 1, 2021

There is a plethora of interesting facts about the London Bridge. Here are just three of many:

The vintage lampposts on the bridge are made from the melted-down cannons of Napoleon Bonaparte's army at the Battle of Waterloo.

The London Bridge survived World War II Nazi warplane bombings. Visitors can see the battle scars left behind and where two U.S. soldiers tagged their names on the centuries-old stone.

When dismantled in London, each stone of the London Bridge was numbered so it could be re-assembled anywhere in the world. If you look carefully, you can see the numbering on many of the stones.


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