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    Name: The Orphan Train in Michigan
    Date: March 14, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    Historian Al Eicher will be sharing his research on the Orphan Trains and the passengers who arrived in Michigan in the mid 1800s. Operated for three-quarters of a century, "Orphan Trains" were used to transport orphans and homeless children from crowded cities in the eastern U.S. to more rural areas in the Midwest as part of a welfare program that preceded the foster care system in America.
    Location:
    Cheboygan Area Public Library 100 S. Bailey Street Cheboygan, MI 49721
    Date/Time Information:
    March 14, 2019 @ 6:30pm
    Contact Information:
    Emily @ Cheboygan Area Public Library emily.cheboyganlibrary@gmail.com 231-627-2381
    Fees/Admission:
    Free, open to the public
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