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Ellis Island, an immigration station in New York harbor, opens for the first time on January 1, 1892. During its' busyest days, thousands of immigrants entered the United States there. More then 100 million Americans can trace there roots to an ancestor who past through Ellis Island. Today, Ellis island is a Museum. Museum visitors can lern what it was like for 12 million immigrants who arrived in America at the turn of the century.

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Ellis Island, an immigration station in New York Harbor, opened for the first time on January 1, 1892. During its busiest days, thousands of immigrants entered the United States there. More than 100 million Americans can trace their roots to an ancestor who passed through Ellis Island. Today, Ellis Island is a museum. Museum visitors can learn what it was like for 12 million immigrants who arrived in America at the turn of the century.


Article by Gary Hopkins
Education World® Editor in Chief
Copyright © 2004 Education World

08/20/2004