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Living History Day, April 2018

Members Constance Smith and Frank Avila discuss medical procedures.


Recreation time


Soldiers and lady on the dock


Civil War program by FOCWA member Johnson



Living History Day, Fall 2017

The band waits for the boat of visitors to dock

"Capt. Stewart" gives a tour.

Infantry on Alcatraz

"Governor Low" reads his proclamation that San Francisco will be safe.




Photos of Alcatraz Living History Day on April 9, 2016


Greeting visitors

The Mayor of San Francisco (1861) gives a speech

The California Volunteer 3rd Artillery Band prepares to play

Learning about surgical tools

Young cannoneer learns the drill

Mayor inspects the troops

The sergeant gives a tour of Fort Alcatraz

Ready for inspection

New recruits

Nursing station 1861

A Lesson in Tactics

Display of surgical tools

Photo credits: NPS Volunteer Tim Brazil


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