Remembering the Orphan Train
Name: Remembering the Orphan Train
Date: March 16, 2021
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT
The third lecture in the 2021 Friends of the Harlan-Lincoln House Brown Bag Lecture Series. Join historian and retired Canadian Pacific Railroad conductor Dennis Wilson as he explores the Orphan Trains which transported over 300,000 children from the Eastern seaboard to homes in every state of the Union, including Iowa, from 1854 to 1929.