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Meet Amazing Americans Writers & Artists Mark Twain

Samuel Clemens, alias Mark Twain


Bird's-eye view of St. Louis with riverboat traffic, 1859

Riverboats were a popular way to get around in Mark Twain's day

CREDIT: A. Janicke & Co. "Our City, (St. Louis, Mo.)." 1859. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress

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