Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers; 1 edition (May 18, 2009)
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Ellis Island, America’s most renowned place in its historical past of immigration, was a landfill within the top bay of recent York Harbor. when you consider that its starting on January 1, 1892, Ellis Island has come to represent the waves of immigrants from an inventory of nations that turns out unending. even though there have been different immigration stations alongside the U.S.’ seashores among 1892 and 1924, half the rookies to the us got here via Ellis Island. as soon as a favored spot with picnickers, Ellis Island used to be bought via a farmer in 1794. the govt reclaimed the island and Ellis Island grew to become the key station in immigration companies. It was once enlarged to 6 acres, and approximately twelve million humans undergone its doorways till it closed in 1954. this can be the tale not just of the numerous american citizens who first got here to this state via Ellis Island yet of Ellis Island itself.