Green Town - This is the main location in the novel and is based on the author's experience of growing up in Waukegan, Illinois.
The Woods - This is a place where Father and the boys have often ventured to collect fox grapes and wild strawberries and picnic under the trees.
Grandfather and Grandma's House - This is the home that Douglas wakes up in on the first day of summer and the one he goes to sleep in on the last day.
The Ravine - This divides Green Town and is full of folklore to the boys who cut through its trails to their various destinations.
The Drugstore - This is where Douglas and Bill Forrester meet Helen Loomis.
The Arcade - This is run by a drunken, callous owner called Mr. Black.
Summer's Ice House - This is a vast brick building containing fifty, one...
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