Elizabeth Thatcher, a young woman from a wealthy family, moves to the small town of Coal Valley to be the new teacher. As she struggles to adapt to living on the western frontier, she makes new friends including the local Mounted Police Officer, Jack Thornton.
Did You Know?
Hamilton is the Canadian city frequently used in the show. Hope Valley is somewhere in the Pacific Northwest. A train ride from Vancouver to Hamilton would take about three days, according to today's trains and schedules, thus demonstrating that moving between Hope Valley and Hamilton would likely take even longer during the era in which the show takes place. See more
The town water tank has no pipes leading to it, which may explain why Abigail's Cafe requires a hand pump in the kitchen. Additionally, there are many references to telegrams coming into or sent from the town, and there are electric lights everywhere, yet there are no telegraph poles anywhere in the town. See more