An Interactive Tour of Ellis Island

Here is a unique opportunity to explore the historic landmark of Ellis Island while learning why immigrants came to the United States. Brush up on immigration history as you take a virtual tour of the immigration station at Ellis Island. Listen to immigrants tell the fascinating story of their journey and with the help of historical photographs and film footage from the time period, students walk the route that all immigrants at Ellis Island followed in the hours-long process of entering the United States at the beginning of the twentieth century.

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