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