Alcatraz Island is located in the San Francisco Bay, 1.25 miles (2.01 km) offshore
from San .... water saturation had severely eroded the buildings, then Attorney
General Robert F. Kennedy ordered t...
The end of its prison days did not end the Alcatraz saga. In March 1964, a group
of Sioux claimed that the island belonged to them due to a 100-year-old treaty.
ALCATRAZ CLOSES 94. Why did Alcatraz close? One reason was money.
Alcatraz had always been an ex-pensive proposition, being on an island.
Mar 21, 2013 ... The final days of Alcatraz revealed in new photographs released for 50th ...
signed an order in 1962 to close the prison due to its expensive upkeep and its
.... I did the tour a few years back, and it is quite awesome, it has ...
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Nov 12, 2009 ... Alcatraz Island is an island located in the San Francisco Bay, 1.5 miles offshore ...
... Did Frank Morris Survive After He Escaped From Alcatraz?
Mar 31, 2013 ... Fifty years ago, the notorious Alcatraz prison shut its gate behind guard ... other
from those days, though guards and inmates did not socialize.
Mar 3, 2013 ... The notorious prison was closed for good on March 21st, 1963. Wish you were
here? A linen postard of Alcatraz from 1932. Getty / Archive ...
Mar 19, 2013 ... Alcatraz prison's '63 death sentence Thursday is a red-letter day in the history of
Alcatraz Island - the 50th ... S.F. HISTORY But prisoners were happy when
Alcatraz closed 50 years ago .... "He did a good job," Albright said.
Alcatraz is open every day except Christmas, Thanksgiving and New Year's day.
... There are various locations on the island that are closed off to the general ...
The army transferred Alcatraz to the civilian Bureau of Prisons (BOP) in 1934. ...
When the island closed, it was replaced by a new maximum-security federal ...