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Kevin Mac Donnell <[log in to unmask]>
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Sun, 6 Nov 2016 20:12:43 -0600
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There are several:

Florida MO. The birthplace cabin on display just up the road may not be his 
actual birthplace cabin and very little of the material (roof, door, 
windows, sides, etc.) are from the period of his birth, but they have his 
carriage, some furniture, a typescript of Tom Sawyer, etc.  A short drive 
from Hannibal and well worth the visit.

Redding CT. His last home, Stormfield, is privately owned and the original 
structure (except for the basement and some balustrades) was destroyed by 
fire in the 1920s; the structure there now is from the 1930s. The Mark Twain 
Library in town is the original building Twain had built (now attached to 
the new library building) and houses some great books and artifacts. Well 
worth the visit.

Virginia City NV. I think the building that housed the Territorial 
Enterprise in Twain's day was destroyed by fire in 1875. I don't think the 
museum that is there now is on the same site.

21 5th Ave, NYC. Twain's home was torn down in the 1950s. A fellow who 
subscribes to this list give tours of Twain sites in NYC.

Elmira, NY. The Langdon family home was torn down in the 1950s, but Quarry 
Farm survives just a few minutes away. It is generally not open to the 
public, but you can drive by. You might try calling ahead to the Center for 
Mark Twain Studies at Elmira College. They have great materials housed at 
their library in the Trippe Center on campus, and Twain's original Quarry 
Farm study is preserved on campus and often open.

This should get you started.

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-----Original Message----- 
From: Leslie Rosenbaum
Sent: Sunday, November 06, 2016 5:26 PM
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: Twain sites in the U.S.

Hello all!

Can anyone direct me to a source for MT travel? I am interested in =
visiting extant sites in the United States associated with him. What =
remains other than the buildings in Hartford & Hannibal?

Thank you.

Les Rosenbaum
(Not a scholar, but born on a November 30 in Connecticut. That must =
count for something since the arrangements were unpredictable).=