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January 1, 1892

October 19, 2015 - 08:52 -- astrickhouser
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The ELLIS ISLAND IMMIGRATION STATION in New York habor is opened. The wood building burns to the ground in 1897, and all immigrant processing is moved to the U.S. Customs Barge Office adjacent to Battery Park in lower Manhattan.

Dates: 
Thursday, December 31, 1891 - 19:00