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Enter the world of Elsie! These nineteenth-century fictional chronicles of a beautiful young heiress in the Civil War South have captivated generations of 10- to 14-year-old readers eager to follow Elsie s life from childhood to motherhood and beyond. You ll find Christian values, tender romance, family fun, and lasting lessons. These later books in the series include visits to historic sites in Boston, Philadelphia, New Orleans, and New York.
"Elsie's Journey on Inland Waters, Volume 21". As Cousin Ronald and Annis depart for their honeymoon, the Dinsmores, Travillas and Raymonds travel to the Great Lakes on board the Dolphin. They learn about several historical events in the area, including the surrender of Detroit and Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry's stunning naval victory in Put-in-Bay.
But while on Lake Erie, the Dolphin is besieged by a violent storm and Captain Raymond saves Lulu from being swept overboard. Trusting in God for their safety, they sail up the St. Lawrence River to Montreal and Quebec. There they receive and invitation from Cousin Molly to conclude their summer's travels at a cottage on the shore of Rhode Island and later attend Walter Travilla's graduation at Princeton.