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Front Porch Performances-Riders on the Orphan Train
February 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pmFree
Novelist and Humanities Scholar Alison Moore and singer/songwriter Phil Lancaster have combined audio visual elements, historical fiction and musical ballads into a collaborative performance that brings the Orphan Train movement, a largely-unknown chapter in American history, to public awareness. Riders on the Orphan Train, tells the story of the 250,000 orphans and unwanted children who were put on trains in New York between 1854 and 1929 and sent all over the United States to be given away. Funded by the Fountain Hills Friends of the Library.
Library: Fountain Hills Branch
Location: Community Center