Immigrants: The Roots of Innovation

Displayed at the Staten Island Conference House, This exhibition highlights select pioneers of the maritime industry. Their ideas and ethics not only shaped the maritime industry’s progression but also affect the modern world. Each person has formulated idea or work ethic that helped to lead to various developments to even bring foundations for things such as Wi-Fi. Immigrating from their homelands for a better life, these people have impacted generations to come. Below are some images from the exhibition.

Conference House Park Visitor Center
298 Satterlee Street, Staten Island, NY 10307

Monday – Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Closed holidays
Free admission

For more information, call (718) 227-1403.



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