Did you know Ellis island is next to Ms. Liberty? in this passage you with see the history and a lot more stay tuned.

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In the late 1800 and early 1900 this island was very major immigrant station in U.S. named after Manhattan merchant Samuel Ellis who owned it in 1770s. 1808 the state of New York sold the island to the federal goverment.The immigration center opened in 1892.

Miss Liberty

In 1947 Ellis islands center was closed. The Statue of Liberty became a part of miss Liberty. Then re-opened 1976. In the 1980's the government restored the island back into its natural beauty.


In this passage you learned about the history of the island and about miss Liberty. Hopefully you know know a lot about miss Liberty. I will see you next time bye
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Work Cited

"Ellis Island." Britannica School. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 2015. Web. 17 Dec. 2015. <http://school.eb.com/levels/middle/article/311136>.