What Was Ellis Island?

What Was Ellis Island?


Illustrator: Kevin McVeigh
Illustrator: David Groff

Format
Paperback
Price
$5.99
 
Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780448479156
  • 112 Pages
  • Grosset & Dunlap
  • 8-12 years

Overview

From 1892 to 1954, Ellis Island was the gateway to a new life in the United States for millions of immigrants. In later years, the island was deserted, the buildings decaying. Ellis Island was not restored until the 1980s, when Americans from all over the country donated more than $150 million. It opened to the public once again in 1990 as a museum. Learn more about America’s history, and perhaps even your own, through the story of one of the most popular landmarks in the country.

Series

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