Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site

Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site


Location:In Mark Twain State Park, off Highway 107 in Monroe County, adjacent to the village of Florida.
Facilities:Historic site, museum.
Activities:Guided tours.
Special Features:A modern museum surrounds the two-room 1830s cabin where author-humorist Samuel Langhorne Clemens (later known as Mark Twain) was born. The museum's exhibits, which include first editions of his books and a handwritten manuscript of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, cover his childhood and his adult life as an author and businessman. In the village of Florida, a red granite monument marks the original location of the cabin. (Also see Mark Twain State Park.)
Address:37352 Shrine Rd
Florida, MO 65283

Phone:573-565-3449
Web: www.mostateparks.com/twainsite.htm
Size: 13 acres.

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