Elizabeth Baird was a strong woman with fierce determination living on the Wisconsin frontier. Born a native French speaker, Baird taught herself English and worked as an interpreter in her husband's law firm, all while operating her family's farm and recording her memoirs. Her rich descriptions about the fur trade, 1800s Green Bay, and the Peshtigo Fire provide a window into life in early Wisconsin.
I was sorely tempted to go with a nearly identical table at more than half the price at IKEA but seeing it in person I was not happy with the quality of the piece. Glad I sprung for this one. Wolcott Extension Dining Table x to