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.
Wresting a home from the wilderness, Enoch, Anna, and Cloe Perley face the struggles of homesteading.
With their town growing and changing, the Perley family and their neighbors face new challenges and find new opportunities.