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$100 million renovation for Ellis Island

Posted on AllSides April 5th, 2024
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The Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration is undergoing a $100 million renovation, which will include new exhibits and accessibility upgrades. The island was used to process more than 12 million immigrants, mainly from Europe from 1892 to 1954. About 40% of all Americans can trace their ancestors back to their arrival at Ellis Island, according to the National Park Service. The museum has been operating since 1990. Work is expected to be finished in 2026, according to the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, the official park service philanthropic partner...

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