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Hannibal, Missouri, is best known as the boyhood home of author Samuel Clemens who published under the pen name Mark Twain. The town served as the setting for Twain's stories about Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn.

Glascock's Landing

Mark Twain Brewing Company

Drink for what ales you.

After climbing the hill to the lighthouse, the Mark Twain Brewing Company provided us with refreshing craft beer and food.

Mark Twain Memorial Lighthouse

The Mark Twain Memorial Lighthouse sits high above Samuel Clemmen's boyhood home in Hannibal, Missouri. Getting there requires climbing a whole lot of stairs.

Mark Twain's Boyhood Home

Samuel Clemens, the American author and humorist known best by his pen name Mark Twain, grew up Hannibal, Missouri. Clemens' boyhood hometown provided the setting and basis for the characters in his stories about Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer.

The home in which he lived as a boy is now part of a museum. Each room contains a statue of Mark Twain with a quote taken from his commentary as he visited the home late in his life.