Hannibal, Missouri: Mark Twain, Riverboat Pilot

A statue of a young Mark Twain stands at an artistically odd half of a ship's wheel, overlooking the Mississippi River.
Address:
Hill St., Hannibal, MO
Directions:
On the east end of Hill St., where it dead-ends at the Mississippi River.
Admission:
Free
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Mark Twain, riverboat pilot.

Mark Twain Steamboat Pilot

A statue in Glascock's Landing, looking over the Mississippi River. It commemorates Mark Twain's training to become a Steamboat pilot.

[Ashley Craig, 10/05/2012]

It is helpful to Twain's Hannibal legacy that he was a Riverboat pilot -- it provides a reason to erect another Twain statue.

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Mark Twain Boyhood HomeMark Twain Boyhood Home, Hannibal, MO - < 1 mi.
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