This Month in Ellis Island History
Click on the month below to learn interesting facts about Ellis Island's history, from famous immigrants' arrivals to events that happened here on Ellis Island over the years.
Did You Know?
Annie Moore was the first immigrant processed at Ellis Island on January 1, 1892, after she arrived from Ireland on the SS Nevada. Charles Hendley of the Secretary of the Treasury's office inspected Annie, she was then given a $10 gold coin by Immigration Superintendent Colonel John Weber.