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Whistle Stops: The Louisiana Orphan Train Arrives

Event Type: Adult
Date: 10/13/2013
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Description:
 Alexandre Mouton House/Lafayette Museum and the Lafayette Public
Library System present Flo Inhern and Margaret Briley from the Louisiana Orphan Train Museum in Opelousas will talk about the establishment of the New York Foundling Hospital, the starting point for the orphan train riders. They will also explain how many of these orphans ended up in Louisiana. Refreshments will be served.

Sunday, October 13
2:00 - 3:00 pm
(doors open at 1:30 pm)
Alexandre Mouton House/Lafayette Museum
Library: Jefferson St Library
Location: Alexandre Mouton House