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Alcatraz Island and Coit Tower, Telegraph Hill

Alcatraz Island and Coit Tower, Telegraph Hill San Francisco California
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Stock #: 14432
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: San Francisco
State: California (CA)
County: San Francisco
Postmark: 1943
PM City: VALLEJO
PM State: CA
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Coit Tower was erected on Telegraph Hill in memory of Lillie Hitchcock from funds left by her to beautify San Francisco. From the top a commanding view of the Docks and the Bay may be had. It also looks down on Alcatraz Island, now a Federal prison and the far Marin Hills on the opposite side. Lillie Coit was a San Francisco pioneer who took an active interest in the city and was decorated with the Gold Star of the V. F. Deot