Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison Setting

Lois Lenski
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The Jemison Family Home

This is Molly’s only known home with her true family. She lived here with them and was taken from here. This is the place that she longs to return to throughout the entire novel.

Fort Duquesne

This place has significance because Molly visits it twice and something life changing happens each time. The first time she’s there, she is given to the Indian sisters to take to their village. She is also separated from Davy Wheelock and Nicholas Porter. The second time she’s there, she is questioned by white people who want to save her from the savages forcing her sisters to flee to another town with Molly to keep them from taking her. The symbolic peach tree is also found by the wall of the fort.

Seneca Town

This is Molly’s first Indian home. Here, she meets her new family...

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