Short Stories for Kids: Lena’s Feast, 1793 1793: Lena’s Feast (Mercersburg, PA) How will 12-year-old Lena ever prepare the end of starvation feast by herself, with a sick mother and a baby sister to care for? Short stories for kids: Lena’s Feast (plus activity pack) Fits American history timeline.* *If you are new to this series, visit my introduction to timelines. Return to the Timeline. Join our community of 16,000+ for history, language arts, writing, math, science, and more, plus special resources about Asia, missions, and the persecuted Church.