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'Orphan Trains' story at Old Colorado City History Center Nov. 12

       A presentation titled “The Orphan Trains” will feature local storyteller Jane Milne at the Old Colorado City History Center, 1 S. 24th St., Saturday, Nov. 12.
       The program will start at 11 a.m. The center is at 1 S. 24th St. Admission is free for OCCHS members, $5 for non-members.
       Combining autoharp music with history, Milne will talk about how parentless children were transported to the West from the mid-1800s to the 1930s.
       According to OCCHS publicist Sharon Swint, Milne “speaks from the perspective of a real-life Pueblo resident and his younger brother who arrived here via these trains.”
       For more information on OCCHS programs or becoming a member, the Old Colorado City History Center is open Tuesdays to Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Or call during those times at 636-1225.

Westside Pioneer/press release
(Posted 11/1/16; Community: Old Colorado City History Center)

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