Why is it that we rejoice at a birth and grieve at a funeral? It is because
we are not the person involved.
- Pudd'nhead Wilson
The second home of the Clemens family at Florida, MO. It was
often pointed out as Mark Twain's birthplace.
Clemens wrote about this house,
"No, it is too stylish, it is not my birthplace."
Photo from St. Nicholas, November 1915.
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