ELLIS ISLAND

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Gov. Christie’s Inaugural Celebration At Ellis Island Canceled

The Governor and Lt. Governor’s swearing in ceremony at 11:30 a.m. at the Trenton War Memorial remains unchanged.

01/21/2014

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Best Historic Vacations In The U.S.

The 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.

01/14/2014

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Getaway Guide: Ellis Island

Last year, Ellis Island was swamped and shuttered by Sandy, but after a year of reconstruction, it’s once again open for visitors.

11/08/2013

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Tracing N.Y. Roots: A Historical Guide To Liberty Island

So 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.

07/08/2013

(An Ellis Island tour boat gets a US Coast Guard escort in New York Harbor.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Coast Guard Updates Water Safety Regulations

Waterborne getaways this year will have a new feel, and heightened safety, thanks to a major new Coast Guard regulation.

01/12/2012

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Top ‘One Tank Trips’

The family is in the car, but the spinning numbers on the gas pump are assaulting the distance we’ll be traveling on this weekend getaway. So, let’s try to do it round-trip on one tank. Maybe a little left over to get to work Monday morning.

06/14/2011

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