Farmingville Schoolhouse, Farmingville, Long Island, NY. Image from the Farmingville Historical Society.
By Chapter 5, the main plot of the A Good Community is rolling.
Maggie and Emily discover that they cannot enroll the Brooks sisters at the town’s school.
Eli takes care of Faith, while Maggie sets off to make an appointment to speak with the School Board.
Maggie also ends up touring Josiah Norton’s new hotel and getting an unwanted lecture from him, which infuriates her and doesn't go down very well with Eli, either.
Is Maggie headed for another collision or will she and Emily find another way?
Chapter 5: Confrontation
On Friday: a blog about Frances Willard of the Women’s Christian Temperance Union.
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