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Tom and Huck's Statue

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Address: Hannibal, MO

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Tom Sawyer in his hometown

Loved this little town from Samuel Clemens' (Mark Twain) boyhood. And this statue was perfect, depicting Tom and his buddy Huck Finn, in the simpler times of ouwhen r country.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
CampingJan
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South Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this little town from Samuel Clemens' (Mark Twain) boyhood. And this statue was perfect, depicting Tom and his buddy Huck Finn, in the simpler times of ouwhen r country.

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Ballwin, Missouri
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016

This statue is near the historic area where there are other Mark Twain historic sights to see such as the Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum and Becky Thatcher's house. It is also close to Big River Train Town and not too far from the Lighthouse. The statue itself is actually very nice to look at and has impressive detail.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

We found this monument when looking for the Mark Twain Light house. It is as gorgeous in person as in the pictures.

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Blue Springs, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

Perfectly illustrates Tom and Huck Finn. The setting around the statue is very pretty. If you venture to the top after many steps there is a wonderful view of the river. My husband took the trek, I did not!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

Located along the side street off main. You could possibly overlook it, as it sits back from the street. The location offers enough room for picture taking.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

Hannibal is the right place for a Tom & Huck statue, and this handsome bronze statue is in the right place in Hannibal. The downtown, pedestrian-friendly location is highly accessible, and as thousands of tourists will attest, the attractively landscaped setting of the statue makes for a great photo op or memorable selfie. If you don’t have time to stop,... More 

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Chesterfield, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

As statues go, this one is pretty good. In downtown area, it adds to the local Mark Twain attractions. Hard to miss, and no charge, of course.

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Indiana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

It's a statue of Tom and Huck. It's a good photo opportunity. It also marks the beginning of the stairs up to the lighthouse. There isn't much you can say about it beyond that. Artistically, it's pretty good.

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Maryland Heights, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

This statue is at the base of the lighthouse steps in Hannibal. I recommend it highly. It is a great spot for pictures. Then you must go up the lighthouse steps and enjoy the beautiful view of the Mississippi!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

Nice statue celebrating Hannibal's "favorite sons". It is surrounded by a nice garden. Good place for pictures.

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