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China Cove  
   

China Cove

This area was known as the "Ellis Island of the West", dealing with Chinese and asian immigrants as the staging area for allowing them entrance to the United States. While Ellis Island was very open to any immigrants from Europe, China Cove was very strict in who was allowed entrance to the United States. In particular, good efforts were in place to identify those that were criminals and send them right back to where they came from.
Angel Island

November 23rd 2008
It was a clear warm day in the Bay area, and I decided to venture over and check out Angel Island. I took the ferry from Tiburon, which was only USD $11 for a round trip ticket. It is only a mile ride from Tiburon to the docking area on Angel Island, so it is just a 15 minute ride or so. Angel Island had a military pr ... read more
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American Flag Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
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