Fascinating, Kevin. I've wondered what happened to his home in NY
because of its connection, literally, to the Telharmonium.
I hope to see you next week.
On May 18, 2010, at 11:53 AM, Kevin Mac Donnell <[log in to unmask]
> 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...
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