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Last Updated: May 23rd, 2010 - 21:01:09

 


Alcatraz Island - California
By Cynthia Kirkeby
Mar 17, 2006, 13:25 PST



If you're looking for places of interest in California, Alcatraz Island surely has a place on your list. Take a look at these great resources and learn more about this unusual part of the California Golden Gate National Recreation Area.

Alcatraz Island
This is the official website for Alcatraz.
Source: National Park Service

Alcatraz Island Diagram
Cell House Diagram
Source: AlcatrazHistory.com

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Haunted Alcatraz
Do the ghosts of prisoners walk the halls of Alcatraz? According to Bob and Anne Wlodarski," Some of the more haunted locations on Alcatraz appear to be the Warden’s house, the hospital, the laundry room and the cell block ‘C’ utility door where convicts Coy, Cretzer and Hubbard died during their escape attempt in 1946."
Source: America's Most Haunted Places

Museum Collections at The Rock

Alcatraz Virtual Tours Take a virtual walk through an Alcatraz Cell Block, the exercise yard, the prison kitchen, and the mess hall. These QuickTime movies let you explore Alcatraz at your leisure.

Alcatraz Audio Clips Hear stories and snippets of everyday life in these cool audio clips.

Alcatraz Indian Slide Shows In 1969, Richard Oakes, a Mohawk Indian, as well as a group of other Native Americans, joined together to occupy Alcatraz Island. The second occupation of 1969 that started on November 20th lasted nineteen months. See graffiti images and documents from this historic time.
Source: National Park Service





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