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Riders on the Orphan Train

Presented by Great River Regional Library System at Great River Regional Library - Sauk Centre, Sauk Centre

Sep 12 2014
Riders on the Orphan Train

Novelist and Humanities Scholar Alison Moore and singer/songwriter Phil Lancaster have combined audio visual elements, historical fiction and musical ballads into a collaborative performance that brings the Orphan Train movement, a largely-unknown chapter in American history, to public awareness.

The presentation tells the story of the 250,000 orphans and unwanted children who were put on trains in New York between 1854 and 1929 and sent all over the United States to be given away. The

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This event is free.

Contact: 320-650-2510

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

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1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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Great River Regional Library - Sauk Centre

430 Main Street South Unit 1, Sauk Centre 56378

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