The American Immigrant Wall of Honor ?
celebrates the peopling of America.
The names of individuals and families
are inscribed on the wall for posterity as gifts of remembrance through donations made to restore and maintain Ellis Island.
The circular wall contains over 500,000 names.
It measures 262 feet across and 664 feet in length.
The straight wall contains 56,000 names
and is 213 feet in length.
There are three separate alphabetical listings:
those names registered before 1993, on panels 7-484,
those names registered between 1993 and 1995, on panels 485-579,
and those names registered between 1995 and 1998, on panels 581-650.
You can find individual entries and their exact panel locations in a computerized register located in the museum.
The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc.
Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island
Department of the Interior
National Park Service