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Behind-the-Scenes Tour of the United Methodist Children's Home

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 Decatur-Avondale Estates  See map

Established in 1871 to house children orphaned by the Civil War, the Methodist Orphans' Home, which it was orginally named, moved from Norcross to Decatur in 1873.  The tour will include a visit to the historic Moore Chapel and Atlanta cottage that once served as a home to many orphans over the years.

RSVP is required.

For more information, contact Leslie Borger, Heritage Education Coordinator, DeKalb History Center.

Mandy A Davidson April 14, 2012 at 10:55 PM
My name is Mandy Davidson and I was a child that lived there for some time. I was wondering how I could get ahold of some people that I lived with.I was there from 1988-1990.
Ralph Ellis April 15, 2012 at 12:58 AM
Hi Mandy. I would start by calling the main number for the Children's Home, 404-327-5820. Hope you have success.

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