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

"Huckleberry Finn House" Reconstruction

 
 
"Huckleberry Finn House" Reconstruction Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 15, 2020
1. "Huckleberry Finn House" Reconstruction Marker
Inscription.  

In grateful recognition of
The Christina J. Coons Family for donations of
land to reconstruct the "Huckleberry Finn House."

The house that once stood here was
believed to be the home of Tom Blankenship,
named by Mark Twain as a model for
Huckleberry Finn.


 
Erected 2006 by the Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 39° 42.751′ N, 91° 21.51′ W. Marker is in Hannibal, Missouri, in Marion County. Marker is on North Street west of Main Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Hannibal (within shouting distance of this marker); The Hatten House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); Mark Twain (within shouting distance of this marker); The Jail in "Tom Sawyer" (within
"Huckleberry Finn House" Reconstruction and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 15, 2020
2. "Huckleberry Finn House" Reconstruction and Marker
Marker partially obscured behind fence to left of power pole
shouting distance of this marker); Mark Twain's Boyhood Home (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Mark Twain (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Becky Thatcher's Home (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hannibal.
 
Also see . . .  The Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum. (Submitted on September 21, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 21, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 21, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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Nov. 26, 2020