A Last Survivor of the Orphan Trains, A Memoir



A Last Survivor of the Orphan Trains, A Memoir

From 1854 to the early 1930s, the American Orphan Trains transported 250,000 children from the streets and orphanages of the East Coast into homes in the emerging West. Unfortunately, families waiting for the trains weren’t always dreams come true–many times they were nightmares.

William Walters was little more than a toddler when his sister deposited him and his brother on an Orphan Train…

A Last Survivor of the Orphan Trains, A Memoir

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