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San Francisco Trivia

Based on the clues, name these things associated with San Francisco.
For neighborhoods, guess the most famous neighborhood associated with the clue
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Last updated: September 26, 2017
First submittedJune 29, 2013
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Clue
Answer
Most famous bridge
Golden Gate
"Unescapable" former prison
Alcatraz
Year of the Gold Rush
1849
Major League team
Giants
"Howl" poet
Allen Ginsberg
Rail system
BART
Famous chocolate company
Ghirardelli
"Crookedest" street
Lombard
Former name of the city
Yerba Buena
Fictional detective portrayed
by Clint Eastwood
Harry Callahan
Name for the summer of 1967
Summer of Love
Famous hippie neighborhood
Haight-Ashbury
Clue
Answer
Singer who left his heart
in San Francisco
Tony Bennett
Area of tourist traps on the North Shore
Fisherman's Wharf
Famous Latino neighborhood
The Mission
First openly gay elected official
Harvey Milk
Fault line causing the 1906 earthquake
San Andreas
Famous gay neighborhood
The Castro
Park and former military base
The Presidio
If you drive over the Bay Bridge,
you'll arrive at this neighboring city
Oakland
Neighborhood known for its
homeless population
The Tenderloin
Product that dubs itself
"The San Francisco Treat"
Rice-A-Roni
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level 77
Jan 16, 2015
The California gold rush began in 1848 and lasted through the mid 1850s. Why is 1849 the correct answer?
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level 70
Oct 2, 2015
Gold was discovered at Sutter's Mill in 1848. The "Rush" didn't occur til '49.
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level 79
Dec 25, 2018
Because the football team isn't called the San Francisco Mid-50sers.
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level 64
Sep 22, 2017
Also, damn Pauline Pantsdown had me thinking it was Neil Diamond who left his heart there. :(
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level 81
Sep 22, 2017
Well I managed to get half. Was hoping to get more, but then again, I haven't been to San Francisco in about eight years.
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level 66
Sep 22, 2017
I was sad to see no question about Emperor Norton. He really deserves a mention given his place in San Francisco history.
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level 30
Sep 26, 2017
The Tenderloin? LOL hopefully they at least find something to eat around there
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level 66
Nov 25, 2018
The name sounds funny but it's a very sad place.
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level 76
Dec 8, 2019
Is that where the street guy famously brought the dead raccoon into McDonald's in S.F.?