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St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Orphans' Home

Dates:
Established - 1896
Closed - 1963-1965 ?
Locations:
1st site - 1938 Rockledge Street (Spring Hill) at Asylum Street
Also Known As:
Founder:
Rev. William F. Schaefer
Sponsoring Agency:
St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church - Lockhart Street
Notes:
Location of Records:
List orphans from 1896 - 1931 from a church publication, The Messenger.
Senator John Heinz History Center, Library and Archives, 1212 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, PA ; 412-454-6364.
Sources:
PA Department Vertical Files (Orphanages)
1943 Directory of Social Resources
1963 Directory of Health and Welfare Services