Tag Archives: Sam Clemens

Clemens House, The Lou’s Cast-Iron Valentine

You couldn’t tell to look at it now but the crumbling mansion at 1849 Cass Avenue is one of the most romantic houses ever built in St. Louis. Local cemeteries abound with remarkable funerary art dedicated to lost sweethearts and … Continue reading

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Haunting St. Louis II

There are hauntings and there are hauntings. A harsh word spoken to a loved one in childhood can come back to haunt one in old age for it can never be taken back. Who hasn’t such memories? When Sam Clemens … Continue reading

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Sam Clemens and the Central Express Library STL

Libraries throughout the U. S. are commemorating this year, the centennial of the death of Samuel Langhorne Clemens, famed throughout the world as Mark Twain. But the Central Express Branch of the St. Louis Public Library’s Mark Twain Slept Here … Continue reading

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