Last prison guard off Alcatraz Island shares experience on the rock

ALCATRAZ ISLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- This year marks 55 years since Alcatraz Island closed as a prison.

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An anniversary party will be held with former guard Jim Albright on Wednesday night, the last guard off the island.

Albright talked to ABC7 News about his experience on the rock.

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For more information on Alcatraz, you can check out displays at the Parc 55 Hotel in San Francisco and at the Hilton Union Square. And of course, there's always the rock itself.

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