Web Results

Ellis Island


Ellis Island, in Upper New York Bay, was the gateway for over 12 million immigrants to the United States as the nation's busiest immigrant inspection station from ...

Ellis Island: The Statue of Liberty


Become part of our "living" and interactive digital exhibit on historic Ellis Island, which features a mosaic of personally submitted portraits throughout the ...

Ellis Island National Monument
Location: NJ,NY
Opened on January 1, 1892, Ellis Island became the nation's┬ápremier federal immigration station. In operation until 1954, the station processed over 12 million immigrant steamship passengers. The main building was restored after... More »

Ellis Island History - The Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island


1897 - 1900: Ellis Island Burns and Years of Records Lost ... The fort at Ellis Island was named Fort Gibson in honor of a brave officer killed during the War of  ...

Names of America: Who Was Ellis, Famous for That Island?


Dec 10, 2013 ... Between 1892 and 1954, Ellis Island served as the point of entry for about 12 million immigrants. Who was this famous portal into the United ...

9 Things You May Not Know About Ellis Island - History in the ...


Nov 12, 2014 ... Long before it became a weigh station for people looking for a new beginning, Ellis Islandnamed for its last private owner, Samuel Ellis—was ...

Ellis Island - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com


Get all the facts on HISTORY.com. ... Ellis Island opened in 1892 as a federal immigration station, a purpose it served for more than 60 years ... Did You Know?

Frequently Asked Questions - Ellis Island Part of Statue of Liberty ...


Ellis Island was the first and largest federal immigrant processing station, receiving over 12 million future ... The site became part of the National Park System by Presidential Proclamation in 1965, and was ... When did Ellis Island open? Ellis ...

Ellis Island - Becoming a United States Citizen


Before becoming the famous Ellis Island, it was a small piece of land, ... Those that did not pass were required to stay on the island or return to their home ...

Popular Q&A
Q: Who went to Ellis island?
A: a boy at 15 called jon joseph jonsone. Read More »
Source: wiki.answers.com
Q: Where is Ellis Island loctaed?
A: New york. Read More »
Source: wiki.answers.com
Q: What is Ellis Island.
A: Ellis Island is an island about a mile offshore of Manhattan Island, in Upper New York Bay, at the mouth of the Hudson River. Sovereignty is shared by New York ... Read More »
Source: www.answers.com
Q: How Ellis island was created.
A: Ellis island started out as just an empty place in new york city and was made into Ellis island. Read More »
Source: www.answers.com
Q: What is Ellis Island?
A: Ellis Island was the former federal immigration processing station which processed over 12 million third class and steerage immigrants between 1892 and 1954. It... Read More »
Source: www.nps.gov