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Dolan: Pope Asked To Circle Statue Of Liberty, Ellis IslandPope Francis asked to circle the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island on his way out of New York, becoming emotional as the helicopter carried him over the sights that greeted millions of immigrants to America, Cardinal Timothy Dolan said.
Thousands Of Artifacts, Removed After Superstorm Sandy, Return To Ellis IslandHistory is back on display at the Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration. Precious treasures were returned Wednesday after they were displaced by Superstorm Sandy.
Best Things To Do In New York City This WeekendThis weekend you can watch a movie about eating, hear a talk about eating, see a comic about eating, and eat while wearing a kilt.
Gov. Christie Lays Wreath For Veterans At Ellis IslandThe Republican governor visited Ellis Island Wednesday morning to lay a wreath in the Grand Hall as part of a Wreaths Across America ceremony.
Watch Ed Sheeran Play 'Sing' from #EdonEllisHey #Sheerios: Couldn't join us for #EdOnEllis? Watch Ed Sheeran play 'Sing' from the concert, and check out the best moments from the night here.
Best Historic Vacations In The USThe early colonial settlements along the Eastern seaboard, including Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, are among the best places for an historic vacation in the US.
Ellis Island Reopens One Year After Superstorm Sandy's FloodsThe halls and buildings of the Ellis Island Immigration Museum reopened to the public Monday morning, almost exactly a year after the storm.
Grand Reopening Coming For Ellis Island MuseumA grand reopening was planned for Monday for the historic Ellis Island, one day short of a year after it was damaged by Superstorm Sandy.
Ellis Island To Reopen To The Public On MondaySandy brought water levels as high as 8 feet to the iconic former U.S. immigration entry point.
Tracing N.Y. Roots: A Historical Guide To Liberty IslandSo many of us in the U.S. trace our beginnings to Ellis Island and much of New York was built by immigrant groups who arrived from 1892 to 1954.
Months After Sandy, Statue Of Liberty To Finally Reopen July 4The storm flooded most of Liberty Island in New York Harbor. Lady Liberty herself was spared, but the surrounding grounds took a beating.
Officials Call Off Plans To Move Security Screening For Statue Of LibertyIn a statement announced late Monday afternoon. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said that the federal government will not go forward with plans to screen visitors once they arrive at Liberty and Ellis islands.