Objects & Places from The Deerslayer

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Muskrat Castle - The house built by Hutter in the middle of the lake .

Glimmerglass - The local name for the lake, based on its mirror-like surface. The lake has no official English name and is often marked incorrectly on maps.

The Ark - A boat with a covered shelter on it that provides transportation and defense for the Hutter family and their friends.

The Encampment - The Iroquois settlement where Wah-ta-Wah is kept until Deerslayer and Chingachgook rescue her.

The Garrison - A fort from which no soldiers actually arrive until the very end of the novel.

The Delaware Tribe - Unlike the Iroquois, these people are aligned with the British forces.

The Huron Tribe - Another name for the Iroquois tribe aligned with the French colonies and, therefore, the enemy of the Delaware as well as of the English speaking settlers.

The French and Indian...

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