The Orphan Trains

    The Orphan Trains


    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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