Centennial Wall of Honor erected and fort unearthed on Ellis Island

January 1993
American History Illustrated;Jan/Feb93, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p12
Discusses the erection of a second wall coinciding with the one-hundredth anniversary of the 1892 opening of the Ellis Island immigration facility. To create one unified monument, the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation has decided to combine the original Wall of Honor with a Centennial Wall of Honor, merging the names from both into one alphabetical list. Also substantial and well-preserved ruins of Fort Gibson, thought to have been destroyed, have been uncovered.


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