Near Tiburon in Marin County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Angel Island Immigration Station
"Guardian of the Western Gate"
[The text repeats in Chinese]
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Asian Americans • Parks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical year for this entry is 1910.
Location. 37° 52.211′ N, 122° 25.585′ W. Marker is near Tiburon, California, in Marin County. Angel Island is located north of Alcatraz Island and is the largest island in the San Francisco Bay. It is accessed by ferry, private boat, watercraft, or kayak. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Belvedere Tiburon CA 94920, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Arrivals from Around the World (here, next to this marker); The Wharf / 碼頭 (here, next to this marker); Registration and Screening (a few steps from this marker); First Occupants of the CoveAngel Island Immigration Station (a few steps from this marker); Immigrations Hearings (within shouting distance of this marker); Central Heating Plant (within shouting distance of this marker); Immigration Station Staff (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tiburon.
More about this marker. The black granite marker is mounted to a gray granite stand near the bell in front of China Cove.
Regarding Angel Island Immigration Station. The entire island is a state park, except for Point Blunt on the southeastern tip, which is controlled by the U.S. Coast Guard.
Also see . . . Immigration Station.
"In 1905, construction of the Immigration Station began in the area then known as North Garrison. Surrounded by public controversy from its inception, the station was finally put into partial operation in 1910."(Submitted on August 9, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 30, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 9, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California. This page has been viewed 93 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 9, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California. 6. submitted on August 22, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California. 7. submitted on August 9, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.