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Posted on: March 10, 2017

[ARCHIVED] The Orphan Train Comes to Michigan

March 10, 2017 – The Grace A. Dow Memorial Library in collaboration with the Midland Genealogical Society proudly present, The Orphan Train Comes to Michigan. This lecture/documentary details the selection and experiences of the 12,500 children from eastern states who were placed in Michigan homes between the 1850s and 1920s. Presenters are Al and David Eicher, historians and television producers who researched and gathered photographs about the Orphan Train riders in Michigan

The Orphan Train Comes to Michigan will be held in the Library auditorium on Wednesday, March 15. Lecture begins at 7:00 pm. This program is free and family friendly.

For more information, contact the Library at 989-837-3466 or go to www.cityofmidlandmi.gov/library.  The Library is located at 1710 W. St. Andrews Road in Midland.

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