The Dunwich Horror Setting

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Dunwich

Dunwich is where the vast majority of the story takes place. Dunwich, a fictional town located in Massachusetts, is a small rural town full of hills and farms. It is also the home of various occult legends. The town is also the home of the Whatleys, a group of strange believers in the occult. The town itself seemed to react to the existence of the horror, as sounds tended to come from the hills and, as time went on, its whippoorwills made more and more noise. These sounds become more frequent and loud as time goes on and ceases when the Horror is vanquished.

Miskatonic University

Miskatonic University is the work place of Armitage, Rice, and Morgan. Wilbur also visits the university to view their copy of the Necronomicon. Wilbur is killed by a dog at the university's library when he breaks in in order to steal the...

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