Hannibal in Marion County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Erected 1934 by Mark Twain Museum.
Location. 39° 42.78′ N, 91° 21.48′ W. Marker is in Hannibal, Missouri, in Marion County. Marker is at the intersection of North Street and N. Main Street, on the left when traveling east on North Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hannibal MO 63401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn at the Foot of Cardiff Hill (here, next to this marker); Hannibal (within shouting distance of this marker); Mark Twain (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Mark Twain (about 300 feet away); Tom Sawyer’s Fence (about 400 feet away); Mark Twain's Father's Law Office (about 400 feet away); Becky Thatcher's Home (about 400 feet away); Grant's Drug Store (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Hannibal.
Regarding Cardiff Hill. Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) spent his boyhood in Hannibal. Later he used the town, and Cardiff Hill, as the setting for some of his most famous stories, including The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
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