At Home in Mitford Setting & Symbolism

Jan Karon
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Lord's Chapel

The Episcopal Church in Mitford North Carolina where Father Tim is rector.

Mitford

The small town in North Carolina where the novel takes place.

The Grill

The small restaurant in Mitford where most of the townspeople gather to share coffee and gossip.

Fernbank

The large home of Miss Sadie and Louella, Fernbank is a focal point of the town, though it is in need of repair, as Sadie has not spent any money to care for the building.

Porter House

The home of Uncle Billy and Aunt Rose, Porter House was built by Miss Rose's brother Willard, in the hopes that someday he would marry Miss Sadie and they would live there happily.

Baxter Park

The park behind the rectory, where Tim takes his exercise and spends some time with Cynthia, walking and picnicking.

Hope House

The nursing home that Miss Sadie has donated money to...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
At Home in Mitford from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.