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FIFTEEN MINUTE FERRY RIDE . . .

SAN FRANCISCO to ALCATRAZ ISLAND 

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Golden Gate Bridge & Alcatraz Island . . . 

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also known as 'the ROCK' !

HISTORIC PRISON & GARDENS

VITAL SEABIRD NESTING SITE

DOCK 'GUN-TOWER'

U.S. NATIONAL PARK SITE

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U.S. PARK SINCE 1973 

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PARK RANGERS & VOLUNTEERS

GOLDEN GATE & 'LITTLE ALCATRAZ'

VIEW OF NEARBY ANGEL ISLAND

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U.S. PENITENTIARY - ALCATRAZ, 1934 - 1963

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FEDERAL PRISONERS on 'the YARD'

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1962 - GREATEST ESCAPE in U.S. HISTORY!

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ESCAPE FAKE CELL AIR-VENT COVERS

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'62 ESCAPEE JOHN ANGLIN

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ESCAPE 'DUMMY HEADS' 

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Aaron Burgette - DIED TRYING 

B-Block -ESCAPE CELLS

Former Prisoners and Guards Return to 'the ROCK'

ROBERT LUKE, #1118AZ 

#1118 w Guard George Devincenzi

With WIFE IDA - '34 FIRETRUCK

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YOUNGEST GUARD FRANK HEANEY

HIRED 1948, AGE 21 !

BILL BAKER, #1259AZ

. . .IN FRONT of OLD CELL

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  LUKE 'MUG-SHOT'

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GEORGE DEVINCENZI, GUARD '50-'59

ALCATRAZ ISLAND HISTORIC GARDENS!

Gardens date to the 1860's!

'Persion Carpet' w Sea Gull 

Delphinium & Golden Gate

Outside Prison Exercise Yard

Flowering Succulents w Prison

'West Road' w Golden Gate

Historic Gardens, Volunteers 

Western Gulls look west...

VICTORIAN GARDENS c 1912

GARDEN TOURS 

1857 Guardhouse-Planters

WEST-SIDE GARDEN AREAS

WEST ROAD SCENIC LOOKOUT

GARDEN TOUR w Water Tower 

Seabird Nesting Habitat: Spring & Summer

5000+ Seabird Nests Each Year!

WESTERN GULLS 

SNOWY EGRET - NEST BUILDING

 BRANDT'S CORMORANTS 

THE 'GULL-DEN' GATE

HISTORIC LIGHTHOUSE, 'PERSIAN CARPET' 

US ARMY: FORT ALCATRAZ : 1859 - 1912

Late 1850's FORT AZ Masonry

30 FOOT FORTIFICATION WALLS

LOWER FORT ENTRANCE

'CHINA ALLEY' PASSAGE WAY

END OF VIRTUAL TOUR, FOR NOW . . .

to be continued