• Orphan Trains Program at the 1885 Depot Museum

    The Hernando Heritage Museum is bringing a unique history program about Orphan Trains to Hernando County. The Orphan Train Movement was a supervised welfare program that transported children from crowded Eastern cities of the United States to foster homes located largely in rural areas of the Midwest. The orphan trains operated between 1854 and 1929, relocating about 250,000 children. The…