Mark Twain Doll photo courtesy of Uneek Doll Designs

Mark Twain is an American figure whose interests, talents, and accomplishments were epic.

He was born in Hannibal, Missouri, a small town on the Mississippi River.  The experiences he had growing up there gave him the inspiration for his most enduring and well-known books, Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn.

Whitewashing anyone? © Author Adventures
Whitewashing, anyone? © Author Adventures

Visit the Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum and its surrounding buildings to find out about the amazing life of this noteworthy man.

Find out even more about Twain by visiting the Author Adventures Connecticut and Nevada pages.

The Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum is the last stop on our Missouri Trail!

Rebecca Blake Beech