Program features Orphan Train tales

Some lived in Northwest Arkansas

Posted: December 1, 2012 at 2:47 a.m.

Before the child-welfare system began, one solution to the growing number of orphaned children in New York City was to place them on trains and send them to live with families in the West.

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Arkansas, Pages 9 on 12/01/2012