Ellis Island National Monument
Ellis Island National Monument - United States
Ellis Island National Monument is located in Jersey City,New York.
Ellis Island National Monument monument was established on 1965.
Primary threats to Ellis Island National Monument :
It is owned by the Federal government and is now part of the Statue of Liberty National Monument, under the jurisdiction of the US National Park Service. It is situated in Jersey City, New Jersey and New York City.
Historical facts of Ellis Island National Monument :
The Ellis Island Immigrant Station was designed by an architect’s Edward Lippincott Tilton and William Alciphron Boring. They are received by a gold medal at the 1900 Paris Exposition for the building to be designed. The architecture competition was the second under the Tarsney Act which had permitted private architects rather than in government of the architects in the Office of the Supervising Architect to design federal buildings. The federal immigration station opened on January 1, 1892 and was closed on November 12, 1954, but not before 12 million immigrants was inspected there by the US Bureau of Immigration and Naturalization Service. In the 35 years before Ellis Island opened, over 8 million immigrants had been processed in locally by the New York State officials at Castle Garden Immigration Depot in Manhattan.1907 was the peak year for immigration at Ellis Island with 1,004,756 immigrants processed. The all-time daily high also in occurred this year on April 17 which saw a total of 11,747 immigrants arrived.