Magic Lantern - A device used in the late nineteenth century to view pictures.
Ivar's Pond - A hermit lives alone in a cave near this. He allows birds and animals to roam freely there and keeps hunters away.
Mrs. Bergson's Garden - Many consider this a waste of time, but it was created to make the creator less homesick.
Hanover, Nebraska - A small town based on Cather's hometown of Red Cloud. It boasts a Main Street and a railroad station that serves the rural community.
Brigham - This is the name of the Bergson's horse that leads their team.
Dragharmonika - This is a musical instrument like a small accordion.
Hastings - This is is a town larger and farther away than the main town. It has a hospital for the mentally ill where a hermit fears he will be sent one day.
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