Ellis Island Immigration Museum reopens one day ahead of Sandy anniversary

Ellis Island is receiving visitors for the first time since Superstorm Sandy. The Ellis Island Immigration Museum reopened to the public a day ahead of

NEW YORK - Ellis Island is receiving visitors for the first time since Superstorm Sandy.

The Ellis Island Immigration Museum reopened to the public a day ahead of the one-year anniversary of the storm.

Sandy swamped boilers and electrical systems, leaving the island without power for months.

More than one million photographs and other Ellis Island artifacts remain in storage while buildings are fixed and upgraded.

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