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Twain, Mark, Home

Hartford, Connecticut
County of Hartford.
351 Farmington Avenue
National Register Number: 66000884
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling.
Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: House Museum http://www.marktwainhouse.org/.
Web Site: www.marktwainhouse.org/.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 29, 1962):
From 1874 to 1891, this was the residence of Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835-1910). Most of Mark Twain's literary works, including THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER and THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, were written here. The house retains the only Louis C. Tiffany rooms outside of New York City.

The Mark Twain Home received a Save America's Treasures grant for $2,000,000 in 2000.

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