Beautiful New York

A Celebration of the City

It Happened Today in New York City

01-01-ellisOn January 1, 1892, the immigration processing center at Ellis Island opened. The first immigrant processed was Annie Moore from County Cork, Ireland. By the time the center closed 62 years later 12 million people had come through. Today, one in every four Americans can trace at least one grandparent through Ellis Island. One in every three can trace some family member through Ellis Island.

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1 Comment

  1. operalphotography

    Hello !

    Thanks for your article, it is very helpful 🙂
    I have also been in New York many times and it was just… Amazing ! I wrote an article about that city on my website:
    https://operalphotography.wordpress.com/2016/12/07/new-york-2/

    Marianne

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