Alcatraz Island

Alcatraz Island is arranged in San Francisco Bay, 1.25 miles (2.01 km) toward the ocean from San Francisco, California, United States.The little island was made with workplaces for a signal, a military post, a military correctional facility, and an administration prison from 1934 until 1963. Beginning in November 1969, the island was included for more than 19 months by a social occasion of Native Americans from San Francisco, who were a bit of an inundation of Native activism the nation over, with open difficulties through the 1970s. In 1972, Alcatraz ended up being a bit of a national excitement region and got task as a National Historic Landmark in 1986.

Today, the island’s workplaces are managed by the National Park Service as a component of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area; it is accessible to visits. Visitors can accomplish the island in to some degree under 15 minutes by ship ride from Pier 33, arranged between the San Francisco Ferry Building and Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco. Hornblower Cruises and Events, working under the name Alcatraz Cruises, is the official ship provider to and from the island.

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San Francisco, CA 94133, USA

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