Mark Twain

Today, Webster’s and Oxford English dictionaries each contain nearly half a million words, more than double the word count that drove Mark Twain bonkers—a term that probably didn’t exist in his day. more

Mar 9, 2016 3:52 PM King of the Road

The steamboat A. B. Chambers sank near St. Charles. more

Sep 24, 2015 12:00 AM Missouri History

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Almost Coffee Cake

Some say the best part of a ride on the dinner train is journey; others say its the dessert. more

Jun 3, 2015 2:16 PM MO!


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The Spark Cards

Spark Cards quote famous Missourians, ask difficult questions, and make for a fun and interesting conversation game. more

Sep 9, 2014 2:55 PM MO!

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Karen Martino

Boat Rides abound at many locations along the Mississippi River’s thousands of miles, but only one, the Mark Twain, shares Samuel Clemen’s pen name and boyhood town. more

Aug 12, 2014 11:24 AM Travel

The Becky Thatcher 3rd Street Diner

This Mark Twain-themed diner in Hannibal serves up delicious, home-style food for reasonable prices. Plus, food blogger Luella Fischer shares some of own recipes. more

Mar 12, 2014 12:00 AM Show-Me Flavor 1 Comments

Missouri writer Darren Dean dives into how the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn relates to the modern psyche. Did you learn about this book the right way? Is there a wrong way to enjoy this classic? more

Aug 9, 2013 12:00 AM 1 Comments

Mark Twain Cave

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The Mark Twain Cave was the first in Missouri to be opened commercially. more

Aug 14, 2012 5:00 AM Travel

Built in 1871, Garth Woodside Mansion continues to be a hidden gem in Hannibal. The mansion has housed several celebrities, including Mark Twain himself. more

Apr 3, 2012 5:00 AM Travel

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