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Mark Twain

 
 
Mark Twain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 18, 2016
1. Mark Twain Marker
Inscription.  In this building once lived
Mark Twain
(Samuel Langhorne Clemens)
Author of the
beloved American classic
“The Adventures of
Tom Sawyer"

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music.
 
Location. 40° 44.017′ N, 73° 59.791′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on West 10th Street near Fifth Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14 West 10th Street, New York NY 10011, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Emma Lazarus (a few steps from this marker); James Wall Finn (within shouting distance of this marker); Church of the Ascension (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Marianne Moore (about 300 feet away); Mark Twain/Washington Irving (about 400 feet away); Birthplace of Galo Plaza Lasso (about 400 feet away); First Presbyterian Church (about 500 feet away); Dawn Powell (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
More about this marker. The buildings numbered 14, 16 & 18 West 10th Street are listed in the "AIA (American Institute of Architects) Guide to New York City, Fifth Edition".
 
Also see . . .
1. Mark Twain, Tragedy and Ghosts -- No. 14 West 10th Street
Mark Twain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, August 14, 2019
2. Mark Twain Marker
#14 West 10th Street. The marker is at the left of the arch above the door.
Click or scan to see
this page online
. "Daytonian in Manhattan" entry. (Submitted on April 11, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. Mark Twain. Wikipedia biography. (Submitted on April 11, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
14, 16 & 18 West 10th Street image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 18, 2016
3. 14, 16 & 18 West 10th Street
Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain) image. Click for full size.
from Wikipedia, 1907
4. Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 15, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 86 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 15, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   2. submitted on December 20, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   3. submitted on December 15, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   4. submitted on April 11, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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