The third annual Trivia Night sponsored by the Mark Twain Museum has been postponed. The fundraiser, which generates revenue for the ongoing renovations to the Becky Thatcher House, had been originally scheduled for October 5.
The seventh season of Music Under the Stars, the Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum-sponsored free summer concert series, continues on June 13 with Lyal Strickland. Strickland is an acoustic performer from the Springfield, Mo. area. He travels throughout the Midwest playing Americana and folk music.
Samuel Clemens first adopted the pen name “Mark Twain” on Feb. 3, 1863, under a letter written to the “Virginia City Territorial Enterprise” newspaper. One hundred and fifty years later, “Mark Twain” is the most famous pen name in history.
The Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum will celebrate the sesquicentennial of the pen name “Mark Twain” with a lecture at 2 p.m. February 2 in the museum gal
Washington D.C., November 15, 2012 -- A ten-year joint effort by historic and research sites dedicated to preserving the legacy of Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens) paid off yesterday when the U.S. House overwhelmingly passed S. 1929, The Mark Twain Commemorative Coin Act...