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

Huck Finn’s Home

 
 
Huck Finn’s Home Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, July 5, 1997
1. Huck Finn’s Home Marker
Inscription.  On this spot stood the house in which Huckleberry Finn (in Mark Twain’s famous book) was born and it was his home during his close friendship with Tom Sawyer. It was a hovel “vividly described” in the book.
 
Erected 1934.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 39° 42.75′ N, 91° 21.552′ W. Marker was in Hannibal, Missouri, in Marion County. Marker was at the intersection of North Avenue and 3rd Avenue on North Avenue. According to locals the marker and building are no longer there. Touch for map. Marker was 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 location. The Jail in "Tom Sawyer" (within shouting distance of this marker); Hannibal (within shouting distance of this marker); "Huckleberry Finn House" Reconstruction (within shouting distance of this marker); The Hatten House (about 300 feet away, measured in a
Huck Finn’s Home Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, July 5, 1997
2. Huck Finn’s Home Marker
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direct line); The Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum (about 300 feet away); Mark Twain (about 400 feet away); Mark Twain's Boyhood Home (about 400 feet away); Mark Twain Memorial Bridge (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hannibal.
 
Tom Sawyer Fence Painting Contest image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, July 5, 1997
3. Tom Sawyer Fence Painting Contest
Tom Sawyer Fence Painting Contest image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, July 5, 1997
4. Tom Sawyer Fence Painting Contest
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 8, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 4, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 247 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 4, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 5, 2022