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Hannibal might well have been just another medium-sized river settlement, had not Samuel Langhorne Clemens spent his boyhood here. (Clemens renamed himself Mark Twain, after the depth-marking cry of pilots on the Mississippi.) Although Hannibal does have other industries, downtown is little more than a Twain theme park of museums, period buildings, and wax displays. Hannibal's riverside location and historical buildings make it almost disturbingly picturesque. Squeezed between two steep bluffs the once-busy community is now quiet except for the occasional creaking of a crane loading cement. You …
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Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum

Take a fascinating tour of the house in Hannibal, MO, where the young Samuel Clemens grew up, before becoming one of America's best-loved authors, Mark Twain. The modest ...

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Lula Belle's Restaurant offers the finest in dining experiences. Mike and Pam Ginsberg, proprietors, are known for their exquisite gourmet food preparation and tastebud tantalizing wine selection. For an elegant evening out or just a quick dinner on the go, Lula Belle's is sure to please