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Station 2: The Arrival

The terrible trip:

The journey was very long and hard, the smells, the sights, the sounds were just horrifying and most likely gave the immigrants the worst of nightmares.

The hard arrival:

By the time they got there, most of them were very exhausted and some were even dead or sick. You would not want to be there.

Here are some pictures of immigrants and there families.

Not a pleasant time.

Frequently asked questions:

*Who was the first immigrant to arrive? A 15 year old girl.

*When was it? Around the early 1900's.

*Did children have to work? Yes they did. There was allot of child labor.