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New England by the Numbers

New England by the Numbers
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Mark Twain


years Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) spent in his beloved Hartford home (1874-1891)


books Twain published while living there: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, A Tramp Abroad, The Prince and the Pauper, Life on the Mississippi, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, and A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court


years Twain worked on Huck Finn


total cost of the land, house, and interior decoration


money raised from annual used-book sale sponsored by The Mark Twain Library in Redding, Connecticut, a library Twain founded when he moved there in 1908

$16.5 million

cost to build the museum center in 2003


year Massachusetts-reared actor Hal Holbrook debuted his one-man show Mark Twain Tonight!


number of Mark Twain performances Mr. Holbrook has given since, including a third Broadway show in 2005

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