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Oct 28, 2011 - Mark Twain Birth Place State Historic Site
Today we headed to the State Historic Site which is a museum or shrine to Mark Twain. The Museum has the two room cabin where Mark Twain was born inside to preserve it. Here is some information about Mark Twain's birth according to the park website: "With Halley’s Comet clearly visible in the heavens, Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain) was born Nov. 30, 1835, in Florida, Mo., in a very small, two-room cabin that is today preserved inside a modern museum. This cabin sheltered eight people after Samuel was born: John and Jane Clemens,...Jump to full entry
Sep 29, 2007 - We Have Neighbors Again!!!
From Ray Behrens (COE) Campground, near Perry, Missouri, 123 miles NW of St. Louis On Thursday we wandered for +190 miles through several different highways to move ourselves from Knoxville, Iowa to this location. Probably the most interesting part of the trip was a road sign that we saw somewhere along the way & then another identical one just short of arriving here. I've never seen a road sign that had the same message anywhere else. We've all seen the road signs that are very common noting the weight limit of bridges. These two signs put...Jump to full entry