Sunday, April 30, 2023

Houdini's Harvard Bridge jump

Let's mark the anniversary today of Houdini's jump from the Harvard Bridge in Boston with this account of the stunt from the Boston Post.

Boston Post May 1, 1908.

The Harvard Bridge connects Boston with Cambridge. While parts of the bridge have been rebuilt over the years, it still stands and even has a plaque commemorating Houdini's jump...115 years ago today!

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1 comment:

  1. That's a nice shot of him entering the water! Never saw that before. The bridge isn't as high up as I thought it was. It reminds me of the low bridges that connect the Florida Keys.