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Mark Twain

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
1. Mark Twain
Inscription.
Mark Twain
Samuel Clemens
1835 - 1910

[ north side ]
One of the nation's most celebrated authors
Mark Twain lived here in Hartford during the peak
of his writing career from 1871 until 1891
Of Hartford, Twain wrote "Of all the beautiful
towns it has been my fortune to see, this is
the chief. You do not know what beauty is
if you have not been here."

[ south side ]
A gift from the Hollander family
Dedicated November 1994

 
Erected 1994.
 
Location. 41° 45.741′ N, 72° 40.45′ W. Marker is in Hartford, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is on Main Street near Arch Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located in front of the Hartford Public Library. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 Main Street, Hartford CT 06103, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Adventurers (a few steps from this marker); Hartford Municipal Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Homesite of Col. Jeremiah Wadsworth (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); General Casimir Pulaski
Mark Twain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
2. Mark Twain Marker
north side
(about 600 feet away); American School for the Deaf (about 600 feet away); Abel Buel (about 700 feet away); Center Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Haynes (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hartford.
 
Also see . . .  Mark Twain on Wikipedia. (Submitted on February 9, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicNotable Persons
 
Mark Twain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
3. Mark Twain Marker
south side
Mark Twain image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, February 1, 2012
4. Mark Twain
Mark Twain Lego at Visitor Center of Mark Twain's Home in Hartford, CT image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 11, 2012
5. Mark Twain Lego at Visitor Center of Mark Twain's Home in Hartford, CT
Mark Twain's Home in Hartford, CT image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 11, 2012
6. Mark Twain's Home in Hartford, CT
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 452 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.   5, 6. submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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