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Date: Tue, 18 May 2010 14:14:49 -0500
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Kevin Mac Donnell wrote:
> Here's a news story about the destruction of Mark Twain's home (1904-08) =
> at 21 Fifth Avenue. If you thought you knew the whole story, you might =
> be surprised. Commercial exploitation may have been as much a motivation =
> for the supposed efforts to save the home as for those who destroyed it. =
> Just another reminder of how lucky we all are to have the libraries, =
> homes, relics, and resources of Hartford, Hannibal, Florida, Redding, =
> MTP, etc.
> I can't help but wonder what ever happened to the ceiling beams, the =
> iron fencing, the marble fireplace and mirror, and the front door that =
> were apparently salvaged...
> Kevin
> @
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