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American Passage: The History of Ellis Island

March 19, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St
Boston, 02116 United States

The Boston Public Library welcomes VINCENT CANNATO for a discussion of his new book, American Passage: The History of Ellis Island. Ellis Island stands alongside Plymouth Rock in our nation's founding mythology as the place where many of our ancestors first touched American soil. Ellis Island's heyday—from 1892 to 1924—coincided with one of the greatest […]

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