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Louisiana Orphan Train Museum  
233 South Academy Street
Opelousas, LA 70570

Featuring a 7’ x14’ mural depicting the arrival of the orphans at the train depot in Opelousas, painted by renowned Louisiana native and artist Robert Dafford; framed pictures of all known Louisiana orphan train riders and artifacts belonging to the orphans at the time of arrival, this 2,400 square foot museum is located in the restored Union Pacific Depot building in Le Vieux Village, "one of the many railway destinations for thousands of young abandoned and sometimes homeless children rescued from the streets of New York and seeking rural homes across the U.S. from 1854 to 1929."

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