San Fransisco, California
My dream summer vacation
-San Fransisco was part of Mexico until the Mexico-America War in 1848
-Beatles had last full concert at Candlestick park
-3 quarters of the city was destroyed in an earthquake in 1906
-The bear on California’s state flag is modeled after a California grizzly named Monarch, who was held at Golden Gate Park.
- When San Francisco hosted the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in 1915, America’s most famous bell made a national train tour to be there. After the exposition ended, it returned to Philadelphia, where it’s stayed ever since.
-The city’s cable cars are the only National Historical Monument that can move.
-The U.S. Navy originally planned on painting the Golden Gate Bridge black with yellow stripes. The famed “International Orange” color was supposed to be a sealant.
-The neighborhoods of Marina, Mission Bay, and Hunters Point are all built atop a landfill.
- During the Depression, not a single San Francisco-based bank failed.
-The Hotel California
-25 things you didn't know about San Francisco