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1 MARK TWAIN IN MISSOURI Henry Sweets, Curator Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum

2 Mark Twain’s Travel and Experiences in Missouri

3 ● Florida

4 ● ● Hannibal Florida

5 ● ● Hannibal Florida●Louisiana c. 1848

6 ● ● Hannibal Florida●Louisiana St. Louis ●

7 ● ● Hannibal Florida ●Louisiana St. Louis ● Paris ● 1855

8 ● ● Hannibal Florida ●Louisiana St. Louis ● Paris ● 1857 

9 ● ● Hannibal Florida ●Louisiana St. Louis ● Paris ● 1861 New London ● ● St. Joseph

10 ● ● Hannibal Florida ●Louisiana St. Louis ● Paris ● 1902 New London ● ● St. Joseph ● Columbia

11 Real Names Used in HisLiterature

12 ●St. Louis Tom Sawyer Huckleberry Finn Roughing It Pudd’nhead Wilson Tom Sawyer Abroad

13 ● St. Louis Huckleberry Finn Pike County

14 ● St. Louis Roughing It Pike County ● St. Joseph

15 ● St. Louis Life on the Mississippi Pike County ● St. Joseph ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● Marion City Hannibal Louisiana LaGrange Canton Alexandria St. Genevieve Cape Girardeau Commerce New Madrid

16 ● St. Louis Autobiography Pike County ● St. Joseph ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● Marion City Hannibal Louisiana LaGrange Canton Alexandria St. Genevieve Cape Girardeau Commerce New Madrid ●Monroe County Florida ●Saverton

17 Real Places Fictionalized

18 ● Hannibal St.Petersburg Eseldorf Dawson’s Landing Tom Sawyer Huckleberry Finn Tom Sawyer Abroad The Chronicle of Young Satan No. 44 – The Mysterious Stranger Pudd’nhead WIlson

19 ● Hannibal Tom Sawyer Huckleberry Finn Holliday’s Hill Cardiff Hill Simm’s Cave McDougal’s Cave Mark Twain Cave

20 ● Hannibal Tom Sawyer ● Palmyra Constantinople

21 ● Hannibal Huckleberry Finn ●Palmyra● Marion City Goshen

22 ● Hannibal Huckleberry Finn ●Palmyra● Marion City ●Saverton Hookerville ↓ Bainbridge Booth’s Landing

23 Pure Fiction

24 The Gilded Age Hawkeye - Florida Swansea – 5 miles from Hawkeye Napoleon – 10 miles from Hawkeye Stone’s Landing Magnolia Harding – SW corner of state

25 The Gilded Age Goose Run Goose Creek Columbia River

26 Huck Finn & Tom Sawyer Among the Indians Huck and Jim from hemp farm on western border Tom Sawyer Abroad Huck and Jim – couple of sap headed country yahoos out in the backwoods of Missouri

27 Missouri on the Move

28 Jackson’s Island 3 miles below St. Petersburg Dawson’s Landing Half a day by steamboat below St. Louis Phelps’ Farm Arkansas

29 Mark Twain Knew and Used Missouri

30 Henry Sweets, Curator Mark Twain Museum 120 North Main Street Hannibal MO ext. 405


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