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National Park Sites Near New York City

Discover a few national treasures near New York City, including Ellis Island, the Statue of Liberty, Fire Island, Castle Clinton and the Hudson River Valley.

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Ellis Island

Ellis Island was the gateway for more than 12 million immigrants to enter into the US between 1892 and 1954. Although most of the island is in New Jersey, the island is located in New York Harbor. Tourists and history buffs alike can visit the historic island and museum to hear inspiring stories and view photo collections about the people who passed through what was once the nation’s busiest immigrant inspection station.

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