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  • Save Ellis Island Special Event Series Featuring Susan Meissner
    25
    MAR

    Save Ellis Island Special Event Series Featuring Susan Meissner

    To Thank You For Your Charitable Support of Save Ellis Island, Please Join Us For This Complimentary Event Reading, Book Signing and Tour of the Unrestored Buildings of the Ellis Island Hospital ~ One of the Settings for A Fall of Marigolds

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  • Stephen T. Mather Building Arts and Craftsmanship High School and Save Ellis Island team up to do just that.
    05
    NOV

    Stephen T. Mather Building Arts and Craftsmanship High School and Save Ellis Island team up to do just that.

    It was all about teamwork on Ellis Island this summer when students from the Stephen T. Mather Building Arts & Craftsmanship High School joined forces with Save Ellis Island.

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  • Ellis Island – Memorial Day
    25
    MAY

    Ellis Island – Memorial Day

    Memorial Day is for remembering those who have died while serving in our country’s Armed Forces. Today, Save Ellis Island honors the brave men and women of the military who have passed away in defense of the United States. On this day, many people visit cemeteries and memorials. In National cemeteries, volunteers decorate each grave with an American flag.

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  • The Corridors of Ellis Island
    09
    MAY

    The Corridors of Ellis Island

    When we think of a hospital, we think of operating rooms and patient rooms, but often fail to recognize that some of the most important structures are things we simply pass through to get to those areas. While corridors may not seem interesting at first glance, here on Ellis Island they serve as the backbone of the hospital, quite literally.

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  • President’s Day
    19
    FEB

    President’s Day

    Happy President’s Day! Today, we celebrate and honor United States presidents from past and present.  Save Ellis Island would like to share a brief history of a few of our presidents who have influenced Ellis Island and have made historic visits to the island.

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  • How Many Buildings Are There
    16
    JAN

    How Many Buildings Are There

    The hospital complex on Ellis Island was the first large-scale public health facility of its kind in America. It included quarantine, psychopathic and infectious disease wards. Considered to be one of the few remaining low rise pavilion-style public hospitals in our nation, Ellis Island’s 750-bed hospital complex was the beginning of the public health system in America as we know it today.

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