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In which U.S. state would you find London Bridge?

 1 : Introduction to the question “In which U.S. state would you find London Bridge?
…1. Nevada 2. Arizona 3. Utah 4. New Mexico

answer for the question In which U.S. state would you find London Bridge? is :

Arizona – You may think it’s just an old nursery rhyme, but by 1960, London Bridge was indeed falling down. The English capital needed a new bridge, capable of withstanding heavy city traffic, but what to do with the old bridge? City councilor Ivan Luckin had the bright idea of trying to sell it to someone across the Atlantic. In his sales pitch, he billed it as an “heir to 2,000 years of history.” Missouri businessman Robert McCulloch decided it was too good an opportunity to miss, buying it for $2.46 million in 1968. His crew painstakingly dismantled all 10,000 tons of the bridge and rebuilt it in Lake Havasu City, Arizona, of all places. In 1963, McCulloch had purchased thousands of acres of land alongside the desert lake in hopes of making it a tourist oasis, but visitors were slow to arrive. He hoped the gimmick would be good publicity for Lake Havasu — even holding an opening ceremony with the Lord Mayor of London in 1971. Eventually it paid off, as Lake Havasu is now a thriving tourist destination. :

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