DEARBORN, Michigan – The Friends of the Library Dearborn will host a free program at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 2 at the Henry Ford Centennial Library exploring the placement of 12,500 orphans from the East Coast in Michigan from 1854 to 1927.
“The Orphan Train in Michigan” is presented by Al Eicher, research historian and television producer. His lecture combines visuals from the documentary “The Orphan Train in Michigan,” along with new research information about this event in Michigan history. The children were from New York City and the Boston area.
Light refreshments will follow the program. The library is at 16301 Michigan Avenue in Dearborn.