Monrovia, California: Mark Twain Bench

Long dead literary giant Samuel Clemons (Mark Twain) relaxes on a park bench, reading one of his own books: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. The bronze by artist Gary Price was installed near the library in 2003. Not so unique; there's another casting in Fairfield, CT.

Monrovia Public Library

Address:
321 S Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA
Directions:
Library Park is west side of S Myrtle Ave between E Palm Ave. and E Lime Ave.
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Mark Twain statue.

Mark Twain Bench

In front if the Monrovia library you can share a bench with Mark Twain as he "reads" you a selection from one of his iconic books. The bench statue is in Old Town Monrovia on Myrtle Avenue

[Cheryl DeNoi, 04/13/2013]

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