The m.iwok`s resided on the land for thousands of years before the spanish laid claim to the island in 1775
The united states took possession of Angel island as a military statio by companyB,Third Artillery, under the command of Lieutenant JohnL.Tierson,who Landed with his company on the western extremity of the island.
Angel island`s rich history dates to a time when the miwok Native American tribes inhabited what is now marin country.
In 1910,us authorities set up an immigrant detention center on Angel Island in san Francisco Bay to examine chinese and other Asians seeking to enter the united states.
The united states abandoned the detention center on Angel island in 1940,when "Chinese Exclusion Acts" were repealed and a fire destroyed the administration building.
A museum has been established in the an old detention center,so visitors can see what life was.
In 1814 the British,26-gun, sloop of war, the Hms Raccoon,was damaged off the coast.
Angel island california state park in San- Francisco Bay.Ref.California state parks Angel island.
The Alcatraz cable was for one the third time broken by an anchor,making it evidnt that a direct cable between Alcutraz and the mainland cannot be maintained.
Angel island,completed examination specimens dead chinese demonstartes plague,no further history obtainable,Board health with Gassaway had a meeting on 1900.
on october 12,2008,Angel island was ravaged by a wildfire.In just 2 days,303 acres went up in smoke By Devon Douglass.