Lena G. Hall was the mother of Boise resident Helen Wood, the keeper of a manuscript Lena wrote that describes her family’s settlement in the Eagle area in 1889, from which the story in this issue is extracted. Born in 1901, the fourteenth of fifteen children, Lena died in Boise in 1985.
Animal Life on the Farm By Lena G. Hall Last month’s issue featured excerpts from an unpublished manuscript about how the Fisher family of Eagle first came to Idaho in 1889 [see Fishers by the Dozen]. The memoir’s author, born … Continue reading →
A Family on the Move By Lena G. Hall Photos courtesy of Helen Wood The Fisher family of Eagle came to Idaho by wagon train from Iowa via Kansas in 1889, after so many moves that their descendants now say, … Continue reading →