1. How did Sam make a home on his mountain?
Sam found a hemlock tree six fee in diameter. He dug and burned it out until he made a snug cave in the tree and made it his home.
2. How is Sam's tree home laid out?
There is a bed on the right as you enter. On the left is a small knee-high fireplace with a chimney. There are three knotholes that let in the fresh air. There are wooden pocket in the wall of the tree to hold supplies.
3. When Sam left New York, what did he take with him?
Sam took a penknife, a ball of cord, an ax, and $40 he had saved from selling magazine subscriptions. He also had some flint and steel in a little bag with some tinder that he purchased from a Chinese store.
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