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Sandwiching in History: St. Joseph’s Orphanage

October 2, 2020 12 PM to October 2, 2020 1PM

St. Joseph’s Orphanage - 6800 Camp Robinson, North Little Rock AR



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St. Joseph’s Orphanage, 6800 Camp Robinson Rd., North Little Rock (October 2)

Designed by Charles Thompson and constructed in 1910, St. Joseph’s Home was built under the direction of the Catholic Diocese of Little Rock and Bishop John Baptist Morris. The orphanage grew to house and school around 300 children by 1914. St. Joseph’s Home was managed by the Benedictine Sisters of St. Scholastica Monastery in Fort Smith who taught and oversaw the children, and with the help of volunteers, maintained the surrounding farm and orchards.

This is event is free and open to the public. This event does not require an RSVP.Those attending the tours are encouraged to wear comfortable shoes, seasonally and weather appropriate clothing, and exercise respect for property owners and pedestrians when parking. Tours generally occur rain or shine, however those interested should follow the AHPP’s Facebook page for any last minute news about tours as severe weather has caused postponements or rescheduling in the past.



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