And there's always the way we display the North American 1895 tour in
Mark Twain in His Times -- it includes reviews and photos as well as
map. And you don't have to sign up for anything either!
Steve Railton (Prof of English, Univ of Virginia)
On 8/27/2014 12:25 PM, Sharon K. Goetz wrote:
> Perhaps also of interest: "Mark Twain on the Platform," an exhibit that
> lists and maps lecture locations for four decades, including 1895-96.
> Unlike the Google map, it doesn't require the viewer to sign into a Google
> account. (For my part I cannot view Scott Holmes's map because Google Apps
> for Education, which underlies my employer's email service, authenticates
> users differently somehow.)
> On Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 7:20 PM, Scott Holmes <[log in to unmask]>
>> Mark Twain set off on his Following the Equator tour with a number of
>> lectures across the North American continent, both US and Canadian
>> stops. He doesn't mention them in the book but they did allow him to
>> refresh his oratory skills and perhaps not hate lecturing so much. He
>> showed great resiliency and discipline seeing as how he was suffering a
>> nasty carbuncle that didn't heal up until he found an Australian doctor.
>> At least this is what I found in Autobiography of Mark Twain V1.
>> Anyway, I have mapped his North American lecture locations in Google
>> Maps https://goo.gl/maps/PchIY for anyone interested. I got the
>> location and dates from David Fears' Mark Twain Day By Day. I purchased
>> the PDFs for the two years, 1895 and 1896. I have not included much
>> detail in the site descriptions but there are a lot of stories to be
>> told here. These are only the locations from Paris, France to Victoria,
>> Canada. I will continue on with this project as time allows.