The book setting takes place in the State of Maine during the year, 1957. It involves two brothers who live on a farm located on Macomber Hill in Jay, Maine. These places actually existed and all the settings in the book are real places. The only fictional part of the story is the mystery itself. The father was the dairyman for a large cattle farm on the Hill. The family lived in a farm supplied by the dairyfarm. The boys discover information hidden on the farm that leads them to a very … [Read more...] about Mystery on Macomber Hill by John F. Balser Jr.