Hartford in Hartford County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
1835 - 1910
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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."
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Dedicated November 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. Touch 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 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). Touch for a list and map 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, Music • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 9, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 501 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 9, 2012, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. 5, 6. submitted on November 25, 2015, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.