"Their ancestors..." Statue of Liberty - Ellis Island Tip by bugalugs


Many Americans can trace their family history here, now that the ships passenger records have been computerised.

There is a wall here with the names inscribed of over 600,000 people, it is the longest wall in the world with peoples names inscribed.

The web address below is the organisation for assisting in finding ancestors who has passed through here.

Address: New York Harbour
Directions: Take South Ferry at Battery Park
Phone: +1 212-363-3200
Website: http://www.ellisisland.org

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  • Updated May 15, 2005
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