Month: July 2022

The Orphan Train

Check out my latest article on the Orphan Train which was printed in the July 15 edition of the Johnson County Gazette. Orphan Trains were a way for the large east coast cities in the mid to late 1850s so ship a large number of young children out of their cities to cities further west. …

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Huron Cemetery Sign

Huron/Wyandot Cemetery

The Huron Indian Cemetery, also known as the Wyandot National Burying Ground, is located at 631 Minnesota Ave, Kansas City, Kansas.  Wyandot and Huron are simply different names for the same tribe.  The cemetery occupies a stretch of land between the 7th Street Casino to the south and the Kansas City Library to the east.  …

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