Journal of Margaret-Holly Adkins, 1776

(COMPLETED) What would it have been like to be a girl growing up in Colonial America, in 1776? Learn about the life of Margaret-Holly Adkins through her inspiring journal entries. Read along as she deals with her friends and family life, as well as the struggle of being a proper young lady of her time, and fitting in with society's borders. Yellow for death and disease.

*I am not a historian, this isn't non-fiction. Facts may be bended for storytelling purposes. Please self-asses yourself before reading. There are some parts and references of death and disease. Happy Reading!


11. January 11th, 1776

George went into town and stayed late today. Mostly I played spinning tops with Eliza. However when George got home I was so excited to see him I nearly ripped my dress. mother got so mad at me. It is still freezing cold outside.


Eliza and I fantasized about drawing pictures in the sand and dirt in the spring. She said that we would almost be 13 by then, however. She thought we shouldn't be out and that mother wouldn't like it. She has a point.

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