Today in History – May 27 – The Golden Gate Bridge officially opens

27 May

On this day in 1937 the Golden Gate Bridge that connects San Francisco with Marion County officially opened. Construction on the bridge began in January 1933 and when it was completed four years later it was the longest suspension bridge in the world at 4,200 feet. The bridge got its name for the strait that […] http://www.topsailnewsonline.com/?p=12610

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