Saint Joseph's Industrial School and Orphanage, and later Home for the Aged, Bethany, Oklahoma.

It opened in 1912 and by the time it closed in the 1965 several thousand children, and aged, had been cared for by the facility.

Friday, November 30, 2012


Brief history of Bethany; the orphanage began one year before Bethany received an official post office designation. http://genealogytrails.com/oka/oklahoma/cities.html

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