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Bill Baker, Jim Albright, John Martini, Jolene Babyak

Alcatraz Traveling Exhibit Speaker Series

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THERE ARE A FEW GOOD MEN AND WOMEN WHO DID INDEED SURVIVE THEIR DEPARTURE FROM ALCATRAZ PRISON While there isRead More
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Jim and Kathy Albright wedding on Alcatraz Island

The History Of An Alcatraz Prison Guard

[Guest Blogger Jim Albright] Cathy, our son Kenneth, and I were living around the Denver area when I took the test,Read More
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Father Bernard Bush at Pier 33 Alcatraz Landing

Father Bernard Bush Recalls Time on “The Rock”

Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary opened in 1934 and when it closed its cell doors for the last time in 1963, more thanRead More
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Junior Ranger logo and Junior Park Ranger wooden pin

NPS Junior Ranger Program

Educational, Experience
Every year, Alcatraz hosts a special Junior Ranger program, which is an educational and interactive program encouraging children to enjoy their timeRead More
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handdrawn thank you with heart and cellhouse from Alyssa

Alcatraz Cruises GIVES BACK! Program

Alcatraz Cruises has been offering free tickets to underrepresented youth for several years now. But many of the schools thatRead More
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red power graffiti on Alcatraz Island

Alcatraz Cruises Announces Indians Of All Tribes Day

Alcatraz Cruises and the National Park Service will recognize the 48th anniversary of the Occupation of Alcatraz Island by theRead More
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Alcatraz Island IndianLand graffiti and occupiers in front of Building 64

Indigenous People’s Sunrise Ceremony At Alcatraz

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Alcatraz Cruises and the National Park Service host two annual Indigenous People’s Sunrise Ceremonies every year. This year, the gatherings willRead More
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Alcatraz Clipper in front of Alcatraz Island

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Get the most out of your Alcatraz visit! Few Islands in the world can boast such a glorious natural settingRead More
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