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Name: Mark Twain Memorial Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Hannibal, Missouri, United States


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Photo: Alan Culley
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Managing Organization:
City of Hannibal


This tower was first lighted by President Franklin Roosevelt from the White House in honor of Mark Twain's 100th birthday. It is lighted today but is not an aid to navigation.

Description of Tower: White, octagonal wooden tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1935

Date Present Tower Built: 1935

Current Use: Memorial tower.

Open To Public? Yes.

The lighthouse is located north of downtown Hannibal on Cardiff Hill.


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