Upcoming Events


June 6 – 8: 21th 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.” The 21st Annual Celebration of Orphan Train Riders Registration Packet is now available!

Click here to access the schedule of events and registration form.

Print and fill out the above linked registration form, then mail by May 1st to:
PO BOX 322
CONCORDIA, KS 66901-0322
Make checks payable to NOTC and include with mailed registration form.

Rather pay with a credit card? Have questions? We’d be happy to help you. Call the NOTC office at 785-243-4471.

NOTC Traveling Exhibit

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 Senior Center; Osage City, 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