"Ellis Island-Entry Point To Freedom & Better Life" Statue of Liberty - Ellis Island Tip by I-Believe-I-Can-Fly

 
 

From 1892-1954 Ellis Island was America's main entry point for immigrants up to 12 million people who looking for better life and freedom.

After being restored, Ellis Island opened in 1990 as an Immigration Museum. The museum has an interactive "American Family Immigration History Center" where the American can trace their heritage back to an ancestor who came through here. There are also 2 theaters that play short film "Island of Hope, Island of Tears" on a continuos loop.

Address: In the Hudson River
Directions: South Ferry at Battery Park - Take the #5 train to Bowling Green or #1 to South Ferry
Phone: +1 212-363-3200
Website: http://www.nps.gov/stli/index.htm

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  • Updated May 7, 2006
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