Between 1854 and 1929, more than 100,000 children were sent from New York City, via orphan trains, to new homes in rural America.
Lund Nelson, an acknowledged authority on the Orphan Train Movement and its ties to our region, will share about the fate of the children…from child laborer to accomplished governor.
Tuesday, October 23
10:30 a.m. – Crookston Library
1:30 p.m. – Climax-Shelly School
(Open to the public!)
6:00 p.m. – McIntosh Library
Wednesday, October 24
10:30 a.m. – Ada Library
1:00 p.m. – Fertile Library
5:00 p.m. – Gonvick LINK Site
Thursday, October 25
11:00 a.m. – Cormorant LINK Site
4:30 p.m. – Lake Park LINK Site
7:00 p.m. – Moorhead Library
Programming is sponsored by Lake Agassiz Regional Library and supported in part with money from the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage fund.