Under the Lion's Paw

by Hamlin Garland

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What was the original home state of the Haskins family in "Under the Lion's Paw"?

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The state in which the story is set is never revealed. We know that it is somewhere in the Midwest. Because of the mention of Cedar County, the Masterplots summary speculates that the setting is Wisconsin, but there is a Cedar County in Iowa, Nebraska, and Missouri as well. All we can say for certain is that the story takes place on the prairies of the Midwest.

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