Ellis Island

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National Park Service: Ellis Island

How far would you travel to find a better life? What if the journey took weeks under difficult conditions?  If you answered "Whatever it takes," you echo the…  learn more

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History: Ellis Island - Records, Passengers, & Immigration

Ellis Island is a historical site that opened in 1892 as an immigration station, a purpose it served for more than 60 years until it closed in 1954.…  learn more

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Ellis Island Family History Center

This site makes the 25 million arrival records and over 900 ships of passage pictures in the Ellis Island Archives available to everyone. Search using your students names…  learn more