Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Lawrence Welk's Original Bubble Machine

Ingenious contraption first used by entertainer Lawrence Welk to enhance his New Year's Eve orchestra show, exhibited as hotel history milestone.

Omni William Penn Hotel

Address:
530 William Penn Pl., Pittsburgh, PA
Directions:
Omni William Penn Hotel, William Penn Pl. and Oliver St.
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Lawrence Welk's Original Bubble Machine

Inside the historic William Penn Hotel in downtown Pittsburgh, you can see Lawrence Welk's original bubble machine. It was made by a Pittsburgh local and debuted at Welk's New Years Eve show at the William Penn Hotel in 1938.

[Deke Dickerson, 11/03/2014]

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