Blackpool Trivia

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12th April 2011 at 1:04PM
Fact: my great grandmother Elizabeth Allen Maxwell was the first lady to the top of blackpool tower (my great great grandfather was James Maxwell) and her husband was Francis who completed the design and building after the death of James and Charles Tuke
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11th April 2011 at 10:55AM
Other: blackpool fc won the fa cup in 1953. 4-3 against bolton,later it was named the matthews final after sir stanley mattews.
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7th June 2006 at 7:49AM
Fact: The top of Blackpool Tower caught fire in July 1897 as a result of an electrical fault.
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7th June 2006 at 7:48AM
Fact: The ‘Walk of Faith’ at the top of Blackpool Tower can withstand the weight equivalent to five baby elephants.
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7th June 2006 at 7:45AM
Fact: The Architects of Blackpool Tower and Buildings were Maxwell & Tuke of Manchester. Both men died in 1893 before the Tower was completed.
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7th June 2006 at 7:42AM
Fact: It takes ten thousand light bulbs to illuminate Blackpool Tower.