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Head of the Charles Regatta

Oct. 22, 1978: Malcolm Logan cheered boats on from the Larz Anderson Bridge. The Weld Boathouse can be seen to the right. This boathouse is home to Harvard’s rowing, boating, and crew teams.

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Oct. 22, 1978: Malcolm Logan cheered boats on from the Larz Anderson Bridge. The Weld Boathouse can be seen to the right. This boathouse is home to Harvard’s rowing, boating, and crew teams.

The two-day rowing race, Head of the Charles Regatta, has brought athletes and spectators to the banks of the Charles River since 1965. Hundreds of thousands of people come to see the world’s top crew teams compete on the challenging 3-mile course that includes six bridges. — Leanne Burden Seidel and Lisa Tuite

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