Remembering migrants

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Ellis Island © David Gill

The luggage in the hall of Ellis Island is a poignant reminder of approximately 12 million migrants who passed through this entry point for the United States in the hope of a better life. It contains the National Museum of Immigration as part of the National Park.

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  1. Found Ellis Island a hugely moving experience, especially combined with a visit the same day to the Lower East Side’s ‘Tenement Museum’ . Both celebrating migration into the US.

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