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Alcatraz Island is located in San Francisco Bay, 1.25 miles (2.01 km) offshore from San Francisco, California, United States. The small island was developed with ...

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Feb 27, 2015 ... Alcatraz troops are sent to San Francisco to preserve peace and prevent rioting after President Lincoln's assassination. Alcatraz cannons fire ...

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Mar 20, 2013 ... The following is a timeline of Alcatraz history, with information provided by the park service. 1853 — U.S. military begins construction of a fort on ...

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Sep 15, 2009 ... During Alcatraz prison's 29 years of operation, a motley crew of escape artists attempted to flee the island. Most were drowned or caught swiftly; ...

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Get all the facts and figures about the island of Alcatraz, commonly known as " The Rock".

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Oct 8, 2015 ... On a June night in 1962, three inmates of the federal prison on Alcatraz Island escaped from their cells and (presumably) into San Francisco ...

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The name Alcatraz is derived from the Spanish "Alcatraces." In 1775, the Spanish explorer Juan Manuel de Ayala was the first to sail into what is now known as ...

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A group of 78 Indians calling themselves Indians of All Tribes lands on Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay and begins to occupy it in a demonstration for the ...

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Preserving Alcatraz Island for Future Generations. Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay has captured the imaginations of many as it has played an important role ...