Countless immigrants into the USA for many decades have first glimpsed the welcoming shores of their new homeland from this island. It is these people and their descendants who have contributed to the development of the United States and their hard work is only one part of their gratitude for being welcomed into this New World.
This post is part of the Our World Tuesday meme,
and also part of the Ruby Tuesday meme,
and also part of the Travel Tuesday meme,
and also part of the Wordless Wednesday meme.
|"The Great Hall at Ellis Island" by Mort Kunstler 1986|