Doane's Mill is the tiny town in Alabama where Lena lives with her brother. Her cross-country trek to find Lucas Burch is the first trip she has ever taken away from home.
Miss Burden's House
Miss Burden is born and spends her entire life in this large, colonial style home which predates the Civil War.
The slave cabin is on Miss Burden's property and is where she allows Joe Christmas to live once they become lovers.
Jefferson, Mississippi, is a hotbed of racial intolerance. The small town's history is littered with dead bodies of people who have been killed in disagreements about slavery.
Hightower's house is a private sanctuary to which he retreated twenty-five years before the opening of the story, after being disgraced as a minister.
The Planing Mill
The planing mill in Jefferson...
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