National Ellis Island Family History Day

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Dates of National Ellis Island Family History Day
2022 USA Sunday, April 17thNational Ellis Island Family History Day
2021 USA Saturday, April 17thNational Ellis Island Family History Day
2020 USA Friday, April 17thNational Ellis Island Family History Day
2019 USA Wednesday, April 17thNational Ellis Island Family History Day
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April 17th is “Ellis Island Family History Day” designated by an official proclamation of the nation’s governors under the auspices of The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc., and the National Geological Society. 

This day recognizes the achievements and contributions made to America by the people, their families, and their family’s family who began their life through Ellis Island. 

On this day in 1907, 11,747 immigrants were processed–more than on any other day; hence, the reason April 17th was chosen in 2001 to be observed annually.

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