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ALCATRAZ ISLAND MAP
This is a general map of the island showing various structures. For your safety, please listen to the announcements at the dock, since various areas of the island are closed to the public depending on the season.
HISTORIC MAPS AND BLUEPRINTS OF ALCATRAZ
This PDF file is from Erwin N. Thompson's Historic Resource Study, The Rock. It contains numerious maps of Alcatraz from various periods of its history.| Note that some of the maps are truncated due to the limitations of our hardware to convert documents to PDF.
Did You Know?
In 1859 the Post on Alcatraces (Alcatraz Island) was garrisoned by the Army as the first U.S. fort on the West Coast. At its peak there were over 110 cannons mounted on the island.