A bridge in Amsterdam’s Red Light District was named after her. The Majoor Bosshardtbrug (bridge no. 211) is a bridge over the Oudezijds Achterburgwal. The bridge connects the Molensteeg with the Oudekennissteeg.
The bridge was named on 7 June 2013 after Alida Bosshardt, the Salvation Army officer who was active for the prostitutes and the junks who were very present in this part of the Red Light District back then. Attempts had been made a year earlier to name the Oudezijds Armsteeg and / or Armbrug after her; those attempts failed. The bridge in Amsterdam is not the first bridge named after the major. A year earlier, on 11 July 2012, a (until then unnamed) bridge in the Broersepark in Amstelveen was named after her.
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