Novel Locations in Leominster and Fitchburg, MA

The Chocolate War in Leominster, MA

<em>The Chocolate War</em> in Leominster, MA

This collection of photographs comes from an album to document potential sources of inspiration for locations in Robert Cormier’s books. These pages include images of Notre Dame High in Fitchburg, Massachusetts as potential models for Trinity in The Chocolate War.

I Am the Cheese in Leominster and Fitchburg, MA

<em>I Am the Cheese</em> in Leominster and Fitchburg, MA

These three pages from the same album referenced above include photographs of the Burbank Hospital and surrounding road in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. A gas station and Howard Johnston in Leominster, Massachusetts also demonstrate the potential landscape behind Paul’s ride in I Am the Cheese.

Related Links:

Notre Dame Prepatory School Website
http://www.notredameprepfitchburg.citymax.com/page/page/4429281.htm

Google Maps view of the Burbank Hospital in Fitchburg, Massachusetts
https://www.google.com/maps/@42.596626,-71.80259,3a,75y,303.99h,69.61t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1s6FS5zeFghMerMY8ZKtS3LQ!2e0!7i13312!8i6656

Historical footage of Fitchburg, Massachuetts circa 1941
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ByaYJVQZo68