History Stories
CATEGORY: Ellis Island
The Messy Fight to Feed Immigrants at Ellis Island
September 13, 2017

Eating in the “world’s largest restaurant” was no picnic. Read More

The Birth of ‘Illegal’ Immigration
September 7, 2017

For a long time, it wasn't possible to immigrate “Illegally" to the U.S. Read More

The Top Spots to Visit in New York, According to Two Historians
September 1, 2017

A hospital and a church tell the stories of America. Read More

Remembering Annie Moore, Ellis Island’s First Immigrant
December 28, 2016

On the anniversary of the opening of Ellis Island, learn about the first foreigner who passed through its doors, 17-year-old Irish immigrant Annie Moore. Read More

9 Things You May Not Know About Ellis Island
November 12, 2014

Check out nine surprising facts about the port that once served as the main entryway to America. Read More