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The Best Sites For Learning About The Golden Gate Bridge

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The Golden Gate Bridge will be seventy-five years old on May 27th. I figured it was a good time to create a “The Best…” list.

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Here are my choices for The Best Sites For Learning About The Golden Gate Bridge:

Orange Crush: In Praise of the Golden Gate Bridge
is a slideshow from LIFE.

The Golden Gate Bridge, ‘America’s Parthenon,’ Turns 75 is a slideshow from the PBS News Hour.

The Golden Gate Bridge Turns 75
is a Wall Street Journal slideshow.

Here are some “bridge facts” about the Golden Gate.

Golden Gate Bridge History in Photos is from KQED.

Take a virtual tour of the bridge here and here.

PBS has an interactive.

Here are some useful videos:

Of course, you can’t talk about the Golden Gate Bridge without also talking about suicides:



Here’s a video
from The History Channel:

From The Chronicle Archives: Golden Gate Bridge is a photo gallery from The San Francisco Chronicle.

Here’s a video from NPR:



The Color, Romance, and Impact of the Golden Gate at 75
is from The Atlantic.

The Golden Gate Bridge Turns 75 is a photo gallery from The Atlantic.

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Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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