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

Huck Finnís Home

 
 
Huck Finnís Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 5, 1997
1. Huck Finnís Home Marker
Inscription. On this spot stood the house in which Huckleberry Finn (in Mark Twainís famous book) was born and it was his home during his close friendship with Tom Sawyer. It was a hovel “vividly described” in the book.
 
Erected 1934.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 39° 42.75′ N, 91° 21.552′ W. Marker was in Hannibal, Missouri, in Marion County. Marker was at the intersection of North Avenue and 3rd Avenue on North Avenue. Click for map. According to locals the marker and building are no longer there. Marker was 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 location. The Jail in "Tom Sawyer" (within shouting distance of this marker); Hannibal (within shouting distance of this marker); Mark Twain (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cardiff Hill (about 400 feet away); Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn at the Foot of Cardiff Hill (about 400 feet away); Becky Thatcher's Home (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Mark Twain (about 500 feet away); Mark Twain's Father's Law Office (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Hannibal.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Huck Finnís Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 5, 1997
2. Huck Finnís Home Marker
Tom Sawyer Fence Painting Contest image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 5, 1997
3. Tom Sawyer Fence Painting Contest
Tom Sawyer Fence Painting Contest image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 5, 1997
4. Tom Sawyer Fence Painting Contest
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 95 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on August 8, 2016.
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