Where Are You From?

From Ellis Island to westward migration, immigrants cross the threshold and pursue the American Dream. They work for America. They fight for America. They learn to speak English. They become naturalized citizens. It’s easy to forget. Generations have passed. But most Americans come from somewhere else. The National Park Service preserves the stories of people who come from all over the world. Find your place in the American story.

Map of the United States showing all units of the National Park System

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Last updated: October 20, 2017