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The station opened in 1892 to process the 12 million immigrants pouring into NY harbor area. These people supplied the labor and in some cases the expertise used during the industrial revolution in this country. Today, over half of the people living in US can trace their ancestry back to those immigrants.

Ferry service is available from Liberty State Park in Jersey City and Battery Park in NYC.
Tickets: $10
Hours of operation: 9:30am - 3:30pm

Directions: Liberty State Park (Turnpike Exit 14B)
Website: http://www.circlelinedowntown.com

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  • Updated Sep 10, 2005
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