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Date:
August 21, 2019
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location:
Downtown
Address:
401 19th Street
Rock Island, IL 61201
public domain black and white image of an orphan train with children looking out windows
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Orphan Trains of the Midwest

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Learn about the history of the Orphan Train movement from Angie Snook, Geneseo History Museum. Orphan Trains transported orphaned and homeless children from crowded Eastern cities to foster homes in rural areas of the Midwest.