The Story of US Orphanages



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The orphanages are listed by state and include, where known, the organisation which founded the home (in brackets), and the date the home was established.


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Children’s Home, Florida Avenue, Tampa (private corporation). Est 1899


Florida Baptist Orphanage, Arcadia (Baptists of Florida). Est 1903


Nettis Colored Infants’ Home, Orangehill (private association). Est. 1894


Orphans and Industrial Home, Franklin street, Jacksonville (Orphans and Industrial Home Association). Est 1894 What is an industrial home?


Orphans’ Home, Belleview (Second Bethlehem Baptist Association and Women's District Convention of Florida). Est. 1902


St Mary’s Home, Church Street, Jacksonville (Sisters of St Joseph). Girls only. Est. 1886


Trinity Home School for Girls, St Augustine (Episcopal Sisters of the Resurrection). Girls only. Est 1896