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Orphan Trains presented by Annette Harrison

  • When Mar 05, 2016 from 10:30 AM (US/Central / UTC-600)
  • Where Barclay Public Library
  • Contact Phone 672-3621
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Orphan Train
Saturday, March 5th 10:30 am


Storyteller Annette Harrison Presents, Orphan Trains: From New York to Missouri more than 34,000 abandoned and homeless children scrapping for survival on the streets of New York City, 1854. Bring the whole family to learn and enjoy a fascinating and interactive exploration of a forgotten chapter in American history! Recommended Reading before the show: Orphan Train by Christine Baker Kline, Train to Somewhere by Eve Bunting, Orphan Train Rider by Andrea Warren.