The Ellis Island Museum of Immigration

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2007-05-03

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The present three-story main structure was designed in French Renaissance style. It is made of a steel frame, with a facade of red brick in Flemish bond ornamented with limestone trim. Ellis Island opened to the public in 1976. Today, visitors can tour the Ellis Island Museum of Immigration in the restored Main Arrivals Hall and trace their ancestors through millions of immigrant arrival records made available to the public in 2001.

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Ellis Island, Ellis Island Immigration Museum, Liberty State Park, State Park, New Jersey State Park, Gateway to America, Statue of Liberty, Legal Immigration, Gateway, Jersey City, NJ, Jersey, Hudson County, The Garden State, New York Harbor, New York City, NYC, New York, National Register of Historic Places, New Jersey Register of Historic Places, New York City Landmark

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