403 total votes
Ellis Island

Ellis Island

Ellis Island is an island that is located in Upper New York Bay in the Port of New York and New Jersey, United States Of America. It was the gateway for millions of immigrants to the United States as the nation's busiest and most crowed immigrant inspection station from 1892 until 1954. The island was greatly expanded with land reclamation between 1892 and 1934. Before that, the much smaller original island was the site of Fort Gibson and later a naval magazine. The island was made part of the Statue of Liberty National Monument in 1965, and has hosted a museum of immigration since 1990. Long considered part of New York, a 1998 United States Supreme Court decision found that most of th ... more on Wikipedia

Ellis Island is ranked on...

#36 of 225 The Best Tourist Attractions in America 30.4k VOTES The best tourist attractions in America are those most loved and most visited places to see in the United States. Visited by...
#15 of 40 The Top Must-See Attractions in New York 827 VOTES List of the best things to do in NYC. These may include famous monuments, museums and parks. Stores and attractions also mak...