Genealogy Roadshow

History of Orphan Trains

Clip: Season 3 Episode 5 | 47s | Video has closed captioning.

Between 1853 and 1929, 150,000 children were sent West on Orphan Trains in the hopes that they would have better lives.

Aired: 06/13/16

Rating: TV-PG

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