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Latest news-2016: Williamsport errects Houdini plaque due to our research
Houdini Williamsport Plaque


Here is Harry Houdini as he looked in Williamsport, Pennsylvania in 1895.
He is the one of the far right with the number 6 on the picture.
This picture would have been from a Harry Houdini scrapbook.
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Picture of Welsh Brothers Circus, 1895

Here is the Williamsport Sun-Gazette, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, Monday, Jul 1, 1895,
Page 5 showing the Welsh Brothers circus appeared in Williamsport
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Here is the Williamsport Sun-Gazette, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, Tue, Jul 2, 1895,
Page 5 showing the Welsh Brothers circus appeared in Williamsport
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Here are two listings on page 4 in the August 10, 1895 of the Pennsylvania
Tyrone Daily Herald that show Harry Houdini Playing in Tyrone, shortly after Williamsport.
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The following mentions Clifford Newton. Wonder if that was the same Newton family
who would later give birth to vaudeville performerDell O'Dell. More research needed.
It is great to see the name of the acts Harry Houdini has often been pictured with in 1895.Newspaper

The following mentions the 1895 tour and Newton
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The following mentions the 1895 tour and the closing of the show there. Newspaper
HARRY HOUDINI RETURNS TO WILLIAMSPORT CIRCA 1925
PINE ST CHURCH
The article mentions Williamsport's Pine Street United Methodist Church which is still there, though the building has been rebuilt due to a fire..
Here us the direct link to the above picture should you wish to blow it up.

Here is an ad from another church in the same paper around the same time . Note it says about Spiritualism, "A positive Bible answer will be given"
Here is how the Pine Street United Methodist Church would have looked around the time Harry Houdini came to Williamsport to do his lecture about mediums and spiritualists.

Here is another picture of Welsh Brothers Circus, probably 1898.
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This incudes Harry Houdini with wife Bess (Beatrice) seated on his left.
We found a picture that we felt would be better, but could not get permission to use it.

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Houdini Poster

interior of Houdini Museum
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A few pictures taken during a Harry Houdini Museum tour
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HOUDINI BUILDING FUND
HELP! We need your help in fixing our century old buiding! This past year because of the floods and hurricanes our parking lot retaining wall caved in. The cost is between $20,000 and $30,000 for the restoration. In addition we have developed a roof leak and some items may be at risk. We had to move the huge framed pictures of Houdini's mom and dad from his home to another area to protect them. We need your help.

BREAKING NEWS. We have restored the missing bust at Houdini's grave. Gone for 36 years! A half page story world wide in the New York Times. Click here. and here.


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