Objects & Places from The Last Letter Home

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Lake Chisago - This is the main setting of this novel, and where Karl and Kristina settle.

Stillwater - This is a town near Lake Chisago where Karl often travels for business.

Sweden - This is the country from which Karl, Kristina and many of their neighbors in the St. Croix Valley immigrate.

Civil War - This conflict to abolish slavery breaks out at the beginning of the novel.

Sioux War - This conflict consists of a tribe of Native Americans attacking settlers in an attempt to reclaim their land when the government does not pay them for the land as they promised.

Astrakan Apple Tree - Kristina grows this plant from a seed she brings to Minnesota from her parental home in Sweden.

Indian Cliff - This geological formation sits above Lake Chisago, and the settlers see it as intimidating since they cannot banish it as...

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