High-spirited Phebe Beach was determined not to become “a stocking darner and a baby manufacturer.” The Civil War took her life in unexpected directions.
Parson Joe Fessenden’s thundering anti-slavery sermons brought a mob to his door. Still, he continued to fight for the end of slavery.
With the strength of his back and an unshakeable faith in God, Squire Enoch Perley wrested an empire from the unbroken wilderness.
Stolen from her home in Africa, brought to America on a slave ship, Chloe Perley forged a new life in Pondicherry.