(HANNIBAL)—Hannibal’s Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum is now in its second 100 years. Samuel Clemens lived in the boyhood home building from late 1843 or early 1844. Plans were announced for demolition of the building in 1911.. George Mahan bought the building after funds were slow in coming in for a refurbishing effort by the Hannibal Commercial Club. The boyhood home was refurbished… presented to the City of Hannibal and opened for tours on May 15, 1912. Current Hannibal Mayor Roy Hark…

Twain’s Hannibal has been a tourist attraction for a long time…

The Mark Twain Museum Gallery plans to open two new exhibits today. 100 Years of Memories is a photographic retrospective. The Boyhood Home art exhibit features art of Twain’s childhood home. Tuesday’s events also included behind the glass tours of the Boyhood Home.