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Orphan train performance Friday


August 19, 2021

Few people today know much about the largest child migration in history. Between 1854 and 1929 over 250,000 orphans and unwanted children were taken out of New York City, put on passenger trains and sent out across the country to find new homes.

Children were sent to every state in the continent...

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