Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Dedication Ceremony at Angel Island

The new Immigrant Heritage Wall at the Angel Island Immigration Station will be dedicated on Saturday, July 23, 2011.  The ceremony will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.  U.S. Representative Lynn Woolsey will be the keynote speaker for the event.  The ceremony will be held outdoors.  Please bring lawn chairs or blankets for festival seating.

The Immigrant Heritage Wall was created through the donations of more than 600 individuals.  More than 350 immigrants are honored on the plaques.

Following the ceremony, cultural programs will take place throughout the afternoon.  The Immigration Station will be open for free self-guided tours from 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m.  Food will be available at the Cove Café by Ayala Cove.

For more details on the event, visit or call (415) 262-4429.

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