How was Ellis island made?
Ellis island was built out of the dirt of subways.
Ellis Island is important as people from round the world, their ancestors will have passed through there to get to America. That is what has made America so culturally diverse today. Millions of immigrants passed through Ellis Island. A fire on Ellis Island burnt down records of immigrants passing through, no copies were made of these so tracing ancestors can be a difficulty. (I visited the Ellis Island Museum but I still do not fully…
A museum was made on Ellis Island in order to tell the story of the immigrants who moved through there as they made their way to new lives in America. It also tells the story of the building as well as the staff who worked there. Ellis Island has an important place in the American cultural mythology, and it is important to acknowledge that place and its history. The museum serves this purpose.