100. Take a Walking Tour of The Golden Gate Bridge (FREE)

July 10, 2010

photo credit: Peter Kaminski

Our flagship post on 365 Things to Do was about The Golden Gate Bridge cause we figured, why not point out the elephant in the room?

So here we are again, post 100 and we’re taking it back to the bridge.

Let’s face it. Even the most seasoned San Franciscans get a little bit giddy about a trip to the Golden Gate.

Tomorrow you will have the chance to learn a little bit more about the history of this amazing structure on a guided walking tour.

More about The Golden Gate Bridge Walk from The Laborfest website:

July 11 (Sunday) 12:00 – 4:30 PM ( (Free ) Meet at Strauss Statue – in the visitors’ plaza

Since no large group can walk together, we will take tour in many groups throughout the time, and the last group will leave 4:30 PM

Tour lead by Mike Daly (Ironworkers 377), Linda Cahill (City Guides), plus representatives of the bridge painters and ironworkers

Although other bridges are now taller and longer than this 1930’s icon, the Golden Gate Bridge remains the most recognized structure in the world behind the Eiffel Tower. Learn why the bridge was so hard to build, how it changed the building of bridges around the world and what today’s bridge workers face as they maintain the world’s largest sculpture. This unique tour combines historical content from City Guides with a walk on the world’s most famous bridge led by its very own iron workers and painters [...]

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