Abner Nash Building
This building was constructed in 1836 by Abner Nash, the aged and needy Postmaster of Tom Sawyer. Nash's son, Tom, was a life-long friend of Sam Clemens.
In the newspaper of 1848, the building was described as a large, commodious store house.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1836.
Location. 39° 42.711′ N, 91° 21.427′ W. Marker is in Hannibal, Missouri, in Marion County. Marker is on Main Street north of Bird Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 320 North Main 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. Joshua Mitchell Building (a few steps from this marker); New Cash Store (a few steps from this marker); Owsley's Mercantile (a few steps from this marker); McDaniel's Candy Store (a few steps from this marker); Henry Collins Building (a few steps from this marker); Grant's Drug Store (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Grant's Drug Store
Regarding Abner Nash Building. Building contributes to the Mark Twain National Register Historic District.
Also see . . . Mark Twain Historic District National Register Nomination Form. (Submitted on September 20, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 27, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 379 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 27, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.