The Military Facility Hidden Beneath Alcatraz Might Solve The Greatest Alcatraz Escape Ever
29. The First Owner
Before Alcatraz was turned into a world-known penitentiary, Alcatraz Island had an owner, Julian Workman. He was the owner in distant 1846. Actually, Pio Pico, Californian governor, gave him the island.
The part of this agreement was for Workman to build a lighthouse. However, Julain couldn’t fulfill his promise because the island was sold to California’s military governor John C. Fremont bought Alcatraz for $5,000.