The Orphan Trains

    The Orphan Trains


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    or over 75 years, these Orphan Trains rolled along, delivering their precious young riders to new homes. Thousands of children were transfered from the over-crowded orphanages and homes in the large cities in the northeastern United States, to live with new families on farms throughout the middle West. Here is a little history of the Orphan Train Movement.

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    Owner: Carol L _whitedaisyOwner contributions only

    Created: 17 Jun 2007

    Modified: 17 Nov 2007

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    Source information: Fold3, The Orphan Trains ( : accessed 26 May 2022), database and images,



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