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Alcatraz Lighthouse

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Which was here first, the lighthouse or the prison?

Alcatraz Island Lighthouse

©2014 Betsy Malloy Photography. Used by Permission.
The original Alcatraz Lighthouse was the first one built on the west coast. In 1909, this 84-foot concrete tower replaced the original, which was damaged in the 1906 earthquake.

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