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14 Fun Facts About Ellis Island: A 15-Minute Book

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32 pages18 minutes

Summary

Ellis Island is America's most well-known immigration station. From 1892 to 1954 it processed over 12 million immigrants. Millions more were denied entry and sent back to their homelands.
It quickly became known as the Island of Hope, and the Island of Tears.
Here are some fun facts about this historic landmark.
Do you know:
What was Ellis Island used for before it became an immigration station?
Where was America's first immigration station?
How big was the original island?
Who was the first immigrant at Ellis Island?
What was the immigration station used for during World War I?
How many people died at Ellis Island?

Find out the answers to these questions and more and amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.
Ages 8 and up.
All measurements in American and metric.
Reading Level: 6.9

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