Orphan Train Experience

By: Sakura

What was the Orphan Train Experience?

The Orphan Train Movement was a program that transported orphaned children from Eastern cities of the United States into foster homes located manly in rural areas of the Midwest. From 1854 to 1929 about 300,000 abandoned, and homeless orphans were placed throughout the United States and Canada during the Orphan Train Movement.

In what time period did the Orphan Train experience occur?

The Orphan Train Experience occurred in from the 18th century and early 19th century

Some of the Orphan Train Riders

Orphan train video

Orphan Train- State Documentary
The Orphan Train