The Wall of Honor at Ellis Island

The Wall of Honor commemorates families who came here by ship, by plane, and by foot; honors those who endured forced migration from slavery; and remembers our own earliest settlers, America’s indigenous peoples.

The Wall of Honor, a reference to immigrant activities at Ellis Islands, offers an opportunity for students to search for their OWN immigrant roots.

Moreover, from Ellis Island both historical and current communities can be compared via the eyes of the beholders.

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