Angel Island

Guilded Age Activity


Angel Island was the Immigration station in California that processed immigrants into the U.S. Angel Island processed about 1,000,000 asian immigrants into America.


  • During the Gilded Age millions of immigrants came to America. Angel island processed most of the immigrants that came to the west coast which made it extremely useful and popular.
  • A fire destroyed the admissions building in 1940.
  • Angel island is no longer in use today. But it is a tourist site and there is a state park named after it.