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Hannibal in Marion County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Hannibal

 
 
Hannibal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 11, 2012
1. Hannibal Marker
Inscription. The boyhood home of Mark Twain. The Clemens home and a State statue in Riverview Park stand as memorials to the great humorist. At Cardiff Hill stands a statue of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn. Twain's cave and the islands made famous in his books are points of interest.
 
Erected 1931 by The State Historical Society of Missouri.
 
Location. 39° 42.76′ N, 91° 21.522′ W. Marker is in Hannibal, Missouri, in Marion County. Marker is on North Street just east of N. 3rd 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. Huck Finn’s Home (within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing); The Jail in "Tom Sawyer" (within shouting distance of this marker); Cardiff Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn at the Foot of Cardiff Hill (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 400 feet away); Becky Thatcher's Home (about 400 feet away); Tom Sawyer’s Fence (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Hannibal.
 
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Main Street, Hannibal image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 11, 2012
2. Main Street, Hannibal
View down Main Street, Hannibal image. Click for full size.
By M. Bowyer, July 13, 2012
3. View down Main Street, Hannibal
You can see the lighthouse that was built upon Cardiff Hill. The lighthouse serves no purpose, but may be reached by stairs. It overlooks the Mississippi River.
Hannibal Lighthouse image. Click for full size.
By M. Bowyer, July 13, 2012
4. Hannibal Lighthouse
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 340 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3, 4. submitted on , by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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