Orphan train: an orphan's pain

Who started this?

Children’s Aid Society started this movement to help the orphans of New York.

What is it?

The orphan train was a government supervised welfare program in the united states that was actually a train to transport orphan children from the big crowded cities on the east coast to the rural areas of the Midwest.

When did this happen?

This train lasted from 1854- 1929 and an estimated 250,000 orphan children were removed from New York streets.