Passenger Ships

Castle Garden

This free site offers access to an extraordinary database of information on 11 million immigrants from 1820 through 1892, the year Ellis Island opened. Over 100 million Americans can trace their ancestors to this early immigration period.

Ellis Island

On April 17, 2001 the Foundation launched the American Family Immigration History Center® (AFIHC), on Ellis Island and the World Wide Web, which makes the 25 million arrival records and over 900 ships of passage pictures in the Ellis Island Archives available to everyone.

Fara Heim

Voyage of Rediscovery will focus on sailing from Manitoba to Iceland while searching for evidence that the Vikings had gone into the heart of the North American continent.