The boyhood home of the American writer Mark Twain was this gray house on Hill Street, Missouri, the house described as Tom Sawyer's home in Mark Twain's best known story, "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer"

Library of Congress, LOT 2169 [item] [P&P][/caption]The results are in, and the Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum is one of the top ten tourist attractions in the state of Missouri.

The results of the USA Today Top 10 were announced Wednesday, and the boyhood home and museum finished number six in an online vote that concluded August 28th.

A panel of experts nominated twenty attractions to be voted on by the public.

The Branson entertainment district finished first, followed by Forest Park and the Missouri Botanical Gardens in St. Louis, the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City and the St. Louis City Museum.

After the boyhood home, rounding out the top ten were the Arabia Steamboat Museum in Kansas City, the Glore Psychiatric Museum of St. Joseph, the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City and the Harry S Truman Library and Museum in Independence.

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