TWAIN-L Archives

Mark Twain Forum


Options: Use Forum View

Use Monospaced Font
Show Text Part by Default
Show All Mail Headers

Message: [<< First] [< Prev] [Next >] [Last >>]
Topic: [<< First] [< Prev] [Next >] [Last >>]
Author: [<< First] [< Prev] [Next >] [Last >>]

Print Reply
McAvoy Layne <[log in to unmask]>
Reply To:
Mark Twain Forum <[log in to unmask]>
Thu, 7 Apr 2022 10:05:49 -0700
text/plain (32 lines)
Good going, Bob...

On Thu, Apr 7, 2022 at 9:59 AM Robert STEWART <[log in to unmask]>

> Carson City Nevada is discussing a "Mark Twain Weekend" for April 2023. If
> you were to tour Carson City, what Mark Twain locations would you like to
> see? The St. Charles Hotel, which he mentions in one article, and where he
> doubtless attended one wedding; What is, very possibly, the remaining
> portion of Mrs. Murphy's building where he stayed. The house his brother
> built sometime after Sam introduced Mark Twain (Would you want to go inside
> what is now a home, or just see the outside and yard?). Today's Masonic
> Lodge, where under glass is the Tyler's entry from Sam's 1862 visit (The
> building is the old Virginia and Truckee RR Station, post-dating Twain in
> Nevada). Anything else? It is a bit of a walk up to the house, and from
> there to the original home of Territorial Governor James W. Nye's so would
> a walking tour be good for you, or a printed driving tour guide, or some
> combination of these?.
> Any thoughts on events they could hold for the public--lectures, readings,
> Twain-writing-based plays?
> I am just looking to give a little input to the planners.

McAvoy Layne
Email: [log in to unmask]

"Always do right, this will gratify some
and astonish the rest."  -Mark Twain