Category Archives: Story Time with Truman

Anna’s Story: Chapter Nine; A New Century in a New Land

A New Century in a New Land

Nearly a year and a half had passed when, early New Year’s morning, Thomas, Rose, Jake and little Bridey McMahon rode up on a rented buckboard to the door of the LaRocque farmhouse.

Marc LaRocque opened the door wide and began to take their coats as they […]

Anna’s Story: Chapter Seven; On the Orphan Train

Our story so far: Anna ran away from the cigarmaker in the tenement and found help at the Children’s Aid Society. Now they are sending her out West.

“It was still dark when they woke us,” Anna said, as she, Tommy and Jake sat on the grass under the cottonwoods behind the feed store. […]