Set in the early twentieth century, Boydton is the story of a southern American family's struggle to survive through economic turmoil, social upheaval, and tragedy, and the interesting, strange, and unique people they encounter on their journey. The consequences of their struggle transforms the family and its individuals through the succeeding generations. It is the story of a strong woman, who must make heart-wrenching decisions in the face of dire circumstances. It is the story of children who adapt and do whatever it takes to survive physically and emotionally. And it is the story of a man whose life is cut short in his prime, but nonetheless leaves a lasting legacy of love.