I have always loved History. I was listening to my wonderful Irish Tenors CD today and I heard the song, “Isle of Hope, Isle of Tears.” This is a song about immigrants from other countries coming into America through Ellis Island from 1892-1943. 366 more words
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Travelling back South, on our way to Cobh, we stopped at Blarney Castle to kiss the famous stone. According to legend, kissing the bottom of this limestone slab gives you the give of eloquent speech. 429 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). 190 more words
I’m not really sure of the point of this story. To teach children that life can be cruel? Maybe it is to remind the parent to be attentive. 853 more words