Tuesday, March 2, 2010

The Alcatraz Lighthouse

Eerily looking Alcatraz lighthouse, just suitable to describe the Alcatraz prison.

The old lighthouse was completed in 1853 and first lit in 1854. Alcatraz got it name from "alcatraces" Spanish word for pelican.

Now the lighthouse is a museum and can be toured.

http://www.uscg.mil/history/weblighthouses/LHCA.asp

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