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Tom and Huck's Statue

Address: Hannibal, MO
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Ranked #5 of 20 Attractions in Hannibal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks
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Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks
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Ozark, Missouri
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The statue of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn was very nice. It was located right at the edge of the downtown area, next to the Mississippi River and across the street from the Mark Train Brewery Restaurant.

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Wichita, Kansas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The statue is very close to Mark Twain's home. A good place to take a picture. It is right next to the stairs to the lighthouse.

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Raymore, Missouri, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The Tom Sawyer and Huckelberry Finn statues add a nice touch to an already lovely town. It is nestled in among trees and plants in a hillside at the end of the main street in Hannibal. Great place for picture taking.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I could have gazed at this statue for at least 5 minutes. It's free! It was located close to the historic Hannibal area and right by the stairs up to the lighthouse.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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44 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

You have to see it while you're here, but it's just a statue. Figure ten minutes tops for picture. Nice view from here, though.

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Northfield
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49 reviews 49 reviews
37 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We passed this statue on the climb up to the lighthouse. It was a cute place to take a picture and has a great view down main street Hannibal.

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Vonore, Tennessee
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296 reviews 296 reviews
158 attraction reviews
412 helpful votes 412 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The statue is located just a few blocks off the highway and takes only a few minutes to walk to from the street. Tom Sawyer wasn't to be seen with Huck Finn, but here they have been right near Tom's home for 88 years best of friends. Worth the few minutes to see the Frederick Hibbard sculpture. The. You are... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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103 reviews 103 reviews
26 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The statue was great to see in this historic town. The stairway next to the statue also leads to a great view of the downtown and river. A great place to visit!

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North Brookfield, Massachusetts, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This just adds a nice touch to the Historic district of Hannibal, MO. It is well done and fits the characters as they are described in Twain's works. Set in a nice park area, with stairs on the left side going up to the remains of the old Mark Twain Bridge and other spectacular views well above the town and... More 

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Staines, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
23 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The statue which is close to the Mark Twain boyhood home museum is very poignant and should be included with a visit to the Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) statue in Riverview Park which is nearby.

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