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Ellis Island Records

Ellis Island has quite an amazing history as being famously known as an intricate part of the immigration process in New York City harbor. The first immigrants to arrive on the shores of Ellis Island, arrived in a ship named the S.S. 74 more words


Ellis Island 1892 Facts

Ellis island in New York City is famously known as the historical location for the processing of European immigrants into Manhattan. Ellis Island officially began processing many of these immigrants in 1892. 209 more words


JANUARY 1: Welcome to America

ABOVE: Jeanne Rynhart’s Ellis Island statue of Annie Moore, holding her hat in the harbor breeze, unveiled in 1993.

ON HER SEVENTEENTH birthday, January 1, 1892, … 162 more words

1892 - Ellis Island becomes reception center for new immigrants. The first immigrant through the gates is Annie Moore, 15, of Co. Cork.

When Ellis Island officially opened on 1 January 1892, the first passenger processed through the now world-famous immigration station was an Irish girl named Annie Moore (on her birthday). 196 more words

Irish History

1891 - Fifteen year old Annie Moore departs Queenstown (now Cobh, Co Cork), becoming the first Ellis Island immigrant.

Annie Moore stood in line with her two younger brothers, Philip and Anthony. They were waiting to board the SS Nevada, a ship that would take them from Ireland to New York. 230 more words

Irish History

1954 - Ellis Island closes.

From 1892 to 1954, an estimated two million Irish immigrants entered the United States through the portal of Ellis Island, a small island in New York Harbor. 18 more words

Irish History

Back at it

I have been out of blogging for awhile, but am back.

These photos of the statue of Annie Moore, the first Irish immigrant registered at Ellis Island in New York. 70 more words