Upcoming Events

June 6 – 8: 24th Annual Celebration of Orphan Train Riders

We are happy to announce that our keynote speakers for 2024 will be Paul Clarke, Archivist for the Children’s Aid Society, in New York, NY and Andrea Warren, author of “We Rode the Orphan Train” and “Orphan Train: One Boy’s True Story.” Currently, we are busy finalizing the full schedule of events. The schedule and registration form will be available soon, so stay tuned!

2024 NOTC Traveling Exhibit

All Aboard the Orphan Train!

January 8 – February 19: McCracken Public Library; McCracken, KS

February 26 -April 7: Marion Heritage Center; Marion, IA

April 15 – May 5: Schulenburg Public Library; Schulenburg, TX

May 13 – June 2: Osage County Historical Society; Lyndon, KS

June 10 – July 21: Ellis County Historical Society; Hays, KS

July 29th-September 8: Gove County Historical Museum; Gove, KS

September 30 – November 10: Marshall Public Library; Marshall, IL

November 13 – December 29: Ottawa Library; Ottawa, KS