Alcatraz

Alcatraz
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The Rock is more myth than reality. Still, the former federal penitentiary attracts more than 1 million visitors annually as a museum. Some of the country’s most notorious criminals were incarcerated on The Rock at one time or another. Several tried to escape, but none were successful. Or, were they? Even though the prison closed in the 1960s, its stories about remain legendary to this day.

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Alcatraz Island (37.8267° N, 122.4233° W), San Francisco, CA 94122
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