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20190825 BHS: “Lucy E.- The Road to Victory”

Cassie Horner“Lucy E. -‘The Road To Victory’”

Meet Lucy E. a tough driven woman, born in the mountain town of Mount Holly, Vermont about 1826.

This is the story, based on fact, of her survival through increasing hard times in Vermont and New Hampshire, beginning with the deaths of her father and husband, and her fateful second marriage to a Civil War veteran who turned out to be a drinker, gambler, arsonist and abusive husband. Through all the roughness of her life, she persevered in her goals to be a landowner and farmer like her father. How she succeeded and failed is the heart of Lucy E., – Road to Victory.