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What was it like to be an immigrant traveling thousands of miles aboard a ship, huddled in steerage class, sometimes alone without family or friends, yet surrounded by strangers?


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The programs of Save Ellis Island follow immigrants from their hometown, thousands of miles from America’s shore, to their first steps on American soil.


Join us as we explore the history of one of the greatest public health hospitals ever built. Learn the story of the immigrant hospital on Ellis Island and the fate of those who were detained there.


For details on Education Tours and Programs - or to schedule a program call 201-332-8485 or email us.


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Forgotten Ellis Island by Author Lorie Conway

The Extraordinary Story of America's Immigrant Hospital. Many never before published photographs and compelling stories of patients and medical staff. A powerful tribute to America's dealings with its new citizens-to-be.

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