Split Cherry Tree by Jesse Stuart

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What is the setting (time and place) of the story, "Split Cherry Tree," by Jesse Stuart?

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Although no specific date is given by Jesse Stuart in his short story, "Split Cherry Tree," it is no doubt set during the 1930s. (It was first published in 1939.) The action of the story takes place somewhere in Kentucky during the late winter.

The moon shone bright in the cold March sky.

Young Dave Sexton has a six-mile walk from his father's farm to the county high school each...

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