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SIGNAL

Links to Alcatraz-iffic web sites Official NPS web page, with a section on the military yearsThe NPS’ direct link to “Fortress Alcatraz”Article about a Zulu prince “buffalo soldier” stationed on Alcatraz n 1899Story about the recently completed cellhouse structural upgrade“Escapes from Alcatraz” archive section on military escapes. Links to original stories.Michael Esslinger’s “Alcatraz History” site. Very authoritative, especially on the penitentiary. KQED TV’s web site…

By FortressAlcatraz April 26, 2018 Off

PX

Got a question or comment? Email author John Arturo Martini atFAQ@fortressalcatraz.com This Book Web Site Is Under Construction! It looks best over at my house, on my computer!   ​average engagement ring cost average engagement ring price http://www.averageengagementringcost.com average engagement ring cost 2016 how much should an engagement ring cost how much does an average…

By FortressAlcatraz April 25, 2018 Off

SUTLER

* Paperback: 164 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.49 x 9.98 x 6.96 * Publisher: Ten Speed Press; Revised edition (August 1, 2004) * ISBN: 1580086268 * $13.95 Now on sale in the San Francisco Bay Area, and also available online at: TEN SPEED PRESS AMAZON.COM This Book Web Site Is Under Construction! It looks…

By FortressAlcatraz April 25, 2018 Off

PAO

  CLICK ON IMAGES BELOW FOR HIGH-REZ VERSIONS   Blurb, Bio and Bibliography Before becoming known worldwide as the notorious penitentiary and, more recently, a famous tourist attraction, the little island of Alcatraz in the middle of San Francisco Bay was controlled by the U.S. Army for nearly 90 years. This barren, guano-covered island surrounded…

By FortressAlcatraz April 25, 2018 Off

DEPOT

8/31/06 | Unearthing a lost world How’s this for a glimpse of a lost civilization? It’s the interior of a 1870s ammo magazine Martini and other historians excavated last week near Fort Point, buried 20 feet below current grade. It had been backfilled in 1935 during construction of the Golden Gate Bridge. The water and flooded tunnel…

By FortressAlcatraz April 25, 2018 Off