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

Abner Nash Building

 
 
Abner Nash Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 11, 2012
1. Abner Nash Building Marker
Inscription. 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.
 
Location. 39° 42.711′ N, 91° 21.427′ W. Marker is in Hannibal, Missouri, in Marion County. Marker is on N. Main Street just south of Hill Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hannibal MO 63401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. New Cash Store (a few steps from this marker); Joshua Mitchell Building (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); Tom Sawyer’s Fence (within shouting distance of this marker); Mark Twain's Father's Law Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Mark Twain (within shouting distance of this marker); Becky Thatcher's Home (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hannibal.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Abner Nash Building image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 11, 2012
2. Abner Nash Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 27, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 249 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 27, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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