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The Orphan Train in Michigan at the Lorenzo Cultural Center in Clinton Township

Event Date/Time

Mar 8, 2013
11:00 am until 12:00 pm

Description

Al and David Eicher, research historians and television producers, describe the journey of more than 12,500 orphans from the East Coast who were placed in Michigan between 1854 and 1927, using photos, video and personal histories to show what it was like to be one of the Orphan Train riders. This presentation is part of a series of programs, The Gilded Age to the Great War: America at the Turn of the Century. Pre-registration is required.

Cost Free
Location

Lorenzo Cultural Center, Macomb Community College
44575 Garfield Road
Clinton Township, MI
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Additional Info
SponsorLorenzo Cultural Center
Phone586-445-7348
Contact nameMeghan Mott
Contact emailmottme@macomb.edu
Websitehttp://www.lorenzoculturalcenter.com

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