The American Immigrant Wall of Honor® at Ellis Island, the largest Wall of
names in the world, pays tribute to America's rich cultural heritage,
celebrating American immigration from its earliest beginnings right up to
Over 700,000 names are
currently inscribed, representing virtually every nationality, including those
who endured forced migration from slavery as well as our earliest settlers, the
You can have your
family name inscribed for posterity at Ellis Island, regardless of when they
came to America or through which port they entered. Many choose to commemorate
the centennial of an ancestor’s arrival. Others celebrate the naturalization of
a new American. Along with the inscription you'll receive a handsome
certificate, personalized with the name and country of origin of the individual
you choose to honor, and the name will also be listed in our Virtual Wall
On-Line, where it can be viewed world wide over the Internet.
Registrations are now
being accepted for the new addition of the Wall of Honor at Ellis Island.
of Registering a Name on the Wall of Honor:
on The American Immigrant Wall of Honor, a featured exhibit at the Ellis Island
suitable for framing, personalized with the name and country of origin of the
individual you choose to honor.
listing of the honoree's name and country of origin
on the Virtual Wall at www.wallofhonor.org,
where it can be viewed by your family members and friends across the country
and around the world over the Internet.
listing in the Wall of Honor Computer Registry
at Ellis Island which includes: the honoree's name, country of origin and panel
location on the Wall, as well as the donor's name and city/state.
And, most importantly,
you'll know that for generations to come
your family name will be on display at Ellis Island,
honoring your family's unique contribution to America's heritage.
Register today to have
your ancestors' names inscribed on the next
edition of the Wall of Honor by Summer 2013. Click
here.To purchase a Gift Certificate to let someone you love add a name
to the Wall of Honor