Our Town Setting

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Grover's Corners

A beautiful, small, rural, and lower-middle class town located in the mountains of New Hampshire across the border from Massachusetts, Grover’s Corners is the main setting for the play. The 3,149 people who live there are mostly Republican. It is a well-mannered place to live. It is where the Webbs, the Gibbs, and all of the characters in the play live. It is also the location of Morgan’s Drugstore, Main Street, the Congregationalist Church, and the Cemetery.

Morgan's Drugstore

Located on Main Street, Morgan’s Drugstore is a hit with people, especially younger people who drop in for snacks and ice cream sodas. It is visited by George and Emily so George can buy himself and Emily ice cream sodas.

Main Street

Grover’s Corners has Main Street where Morgan’s Drugstore and most other shops are located. Main Street is the main thoroughfare in town...

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