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

Mark Twain's Boyhood Home

Registered National Historic Landmark

 
 
Mark Twain's Boyhood Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, September 14, 2015
1. Mark Twain's Boyhood Home Marker
Inscription.  
Mark Twain’s
Boyhood Home


has been designated a
Registered National
Historic Landmark


Under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
this site possesses exceptional value
in commemorating and illustrating
the history of the United States

United States Department of the Interior
National Park Service
1963

 
Erected 1963 by U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 39° 42.719′ N, 91° 21.471′ W. Marker is in Hannibal, Missouri, in Marion County. Marker is on Hill Street west of North Main Street, on the right when traveling west. Marker is mounted on the fence at the southwest corner of Mark Twain's Boyhood Home. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 206–208 Hill Street, Hannibal MO 63401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Becky Thatcher's Home (a few steps from this marker); Mark Twain's Father's Law Office
Mark Twain's Boyhood Home (<i>marker visible on left; related marker on right</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, September 14, 2015
2. Mark Twain's Boyhood Home (marker visible on left; related marker on right)
(a few steps from this marker); Tom Sawyer’s Fence (a few steps from this marker); Mark Twain (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Mark Twain (within shouting distance of this marker); Grant's Drug Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Collins Building (within shouting distance of this marker); New Cash Store (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hannibal.
 
Regarding Mark Twain's Boyhood Home. National Historic Landmark (1962) and National Register of Historic Places #66000419 (1966)
 
Also see . . .
1. Mark Twain Boyhood Home (Wikipedia). It was the home of Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known as author Mark Twain, from 1844 to 1853. Clemens found the inspiration for many of his stories, including the white picket fence, while living here. It has been open to the public as a museum since 1912, and was designated a National Historic Landmark on December 29, 1962. (Submitted on April 9, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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2. Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum. The mission of the Mark Twain Home Foundation is to promote awareness and appreciation of the life and works of Mark Twain and to demonstrate the relevance of his stories and ideas to citizens of the world. (Submitted on April 9, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

3. National Register of Historic Places Nomination #66000419. (Submitted on April 9, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on April 10, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 8, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 60 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 9, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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