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Indigenous People’s Sunrise Ceremony on Alcatraz Island

Experience, History
Alcatraz Cruises and the National Park Service host two annual Indigenous People’s Sunrise Ceremonies each year. This year, the gatheringsRead More
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final alcatraz alumni weekend

Final Alumni Weekend Event on Alcatraz Island

Experience, Special
Guest Blog Post – Steve Mahoney A final, special event took place on Alcatraz Island on August 12, 2018. ThisRead More
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Hyde Street Pier Ships

Check out local favorites here in San Francisco

If you have a passion for history, here is an interesting excerpt about another nautical San Francisco park. Featuring historicalRead More
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George DeVincenzi

Former Alcatraz Guard Shares His Story About Life on “The Rock”

Educational, Experience
Retired Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary guard George DeVincenzi served on “The Rock” from 1950 to 1958, departing just five years beforeRead More
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Alcatraz Cruises Celebrates Boys & Girls Club of San Francisco

Alcatraz Cruises enjoys supporting the community in which we reside. One of our favorite partners is the Boys & GirlsRead More
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National Maritime Day 5/22/18 #SFMaritimeDay

Alcatraz Cruises Celebrates National Maritime Day

America’s National Maritime Day is a time-honored tradition that recognizes one of our country’s most important industries. In honor ofRead More
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childhood photo with Jolene Babyak

Growing Up On Alcatraz

Guest Blog Post – Jolene Babyak Among the many revelations about Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary that surprise most people is thatRead More
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Every Day is Earth Day with Alcatraz Cruises

Contest, Experience
It’s Earth Day every day with Alcatraz Cruises. As a leader in sustainability initiatives and recipient of many prestigious awardsRead More
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Alcatraz Island building through a fence

Photography Tips and Exploring the Visual Treasures of Alcatraz Island

Educational, Experience
[Guest Blogger Michael Esslinger] Photography Tips and Exploring the Visual Treasures of Alcatraz Island By Michael Esslinger, Alcatraz Historian andRead More
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Spotlight on Angel Island

Educational, Experience
Angel Island is the second largest Island in San Francisco Bay Area with Alameda being the largest. Angel Island isRead More
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