alcatraz

     

Alcatraz Islan, sometimes informally referred to as simply Alcatraz or by its pop-culture name, The Rock, is a small island located in the middle of San Francisco Bay in California, United States. It served as a lighthouse, then a military fortification, then a military prison followed by a federal prison until 1963. It became a national recreation area in 1972 and received landmarking designations in 1976 and 1986.

Trivia about alcatraz

  • Once home to Al Capone & a birdman, it closed its cell doors March 21, 1963
  • Ghosts may account for a mysterious chill in cell 14-D of this former California island prison
  • Once the site of a famous prison, this California island was named for its large pelican population
  • Al Capone and Machine Gun Kelly did time on this rock in San Francisco Bay
  • In 1972 this island once famous for its prison became part of Golden Gate National Recreation Area
  • 1969:American Indians begin a 2-year occupation of this island in San Francisco Bay
  • It was hard to escape from this island prison located in San Francisco Bay
  • From 1934 to 1938 it was "home" to gangster Al Capone
  • Alvin "Creepy" Karpis holds the record for time served on this "rock" — 28 years
  • This had just become a federal prison when Al Capone was transferred there in 1934
  • This island whose name means "pelican" was first used as the site of a prison in 1859
  • It was a military prison for over 70 years & a federal prison for less than 30, from 1934 to 1962
  • In 1775 this island in San Francisco Bay was called "Island of the Pelicans"
  • In November 1969 American Indian Movement members began their 19-month occupation of this island
  • Spanish for "pelican" but appropriately called "The Rock" by its inhabitants
  • This island, called "The Rock," had the first lighthouse on the West Coast
  • Completed in June 1854, the lighthouse on this island in San Francisco Bay was the West Coast's first active one
  • Guards & visitors have reported hearing screams & cell doors clanging at this former prison aka "The Rock"
  • Capone's home from August 1934 through November 1939
  • Destroyed in a 1906 earthquake, the first lighthouse on the West Coast was located on this island

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  • Ai Weiwei pondering freedoms in Alcatraz show — from China - Chinese artist Ai Weiwei spent most of the 1980s...
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  • "This is Brigadier General Francis X. Hummel, United States Marine Corps, from Alcatraz, out!" - THE ROCK
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