Senior Wednesday – Orphan Trains in Kansas

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 05/23/2018
9:30 am - 11:00 am

Location
Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum

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Orphan Trains in Kansas presented by Marilyn Holt. The “orphan trains” brought poor children from the eastern cities to rural Kansas from 1867 until the 1920s. Marilyn Holt is a member of the Kansas Humanities Council Speakers Bureau and an independent historian who consults on Kansas history.

Doors open at 9:30 a.m., program begins at 10 a.m. Refreshments served. $2 programming fee for non-members; members are free.

 

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