Mark Twain House

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Trippy to: the Mark Twain House, a 19-room High Victorian mansion designed by Edward Tuckerman Potter; this was where Twain and his wife and three daughters lived from 1874 to 1891 and where he wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Prince and the Pauper, and A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court; the mansion is only one of two remaining domestic interiors to feature the decorative work of Louis Comfort Tiffany

Location: Hartford, Connecticut

Mark Twain House Sampler:

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Photo Credits: Traditional Fine Arts Organization, Official Mark Twain Website, Museum Network, Jackie Craven on About.com Architecture, Nalanda Digital Library

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