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Ports of Entry and Departure

Records, history, photos, ships passenger lists and more dealing with major ports of immigration and emigration around the world.
  1. Angel Island, CA (9)
  2. Baltimore, MD (11)
  3. Boston, MA (17)
  4. Castle Garden, NY (10)
  5. Ellis Island, NY (16)
  6. Galveston, TX (12)
  7. Grosse Île, Quebec (5)
  8. Philadelphia, PA (9)

Did My Ancestor Come Through Ellis Island?
American immigration immediately brings to mind Ellis Island, the nation's largest federal immigration station. But not all immigrants to America came through Ellis Island - not even those who immigrated to New York. Learn about the many popular American ports of entry and how to research those records

Ellis Island Immigration Center
America's official immigration center from 1892 to 1954, Ellis Island welcomed over 12 million immigrants to New York. Learn about the history of immigration to Ellis Island, and search for your ancestors in the database of Ellis Island passenger lists and manifests.

Castle Garden, NY - Immigration & Database
America's first official immigration center, Castle Garden welcomed over 10 million immigrants to New York from 1830 to 1892, the year Ellis Island opened. Learn about the history of immigration to Castle Garden, and search for your ancestors in the database of passenger lists.

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