Starting near the Jackson statue in Lafayette Square, journey back to the
mid-19th century, when Mark Twain spent the winter of 1867–68 working as a
journalist for a half-dozen newspapers. Join historian and author of “Mark
Twain in Washington, D.C: The Adventures of a Capital Correspondent” John
Muller as you travel to sites like the Willard Hotel, Newspaper Row, and
the old City Hall to uncover this little-known but pivotal chapter in
Twain’s life. While walking, you’ll hear captivating stories about Twain’s
time in various boarding houses and the lively, irreverent, and
hard-drinking bohemian correspondents he ran with.
Learn About Mark Twain’s Years in Washington, DC!
- Historian and author John Muller reveals the untold stories of one of the
most famous authors of all time.
- Visit Essential Historic Sites
- John leads you on an adventure stretching more than a half-century as you
visit places like Newspaper Row, the old Police Court, and more.
- Get some steps in - approximately 1.5 miles - with friendly, like-minded
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History Press, 2012] Winner of 2013 DC READS
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