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Hartford

Mark Twain House

Designed by Edward Tuckerman Potter, an architect from New York City, the Mark Twain House was the home of Mark Twain from year the 1874 to 1891. This house is Victorian Gothic , widely known for its major works from the time of Mark Twain’s residency that include the Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Life on the Mississippi, the Gilded Age, Huckleberry Finn, the Prince and the Pauper, a Tramp Abroad, and A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur`s Court etc. Mark Twain House stands on the land area of 3.5 acres with seven bedrooms, seven bathrooms, a carriage house, and plant-filled conservatory. After multi-million dollar renovation 1974, today, it is serving successfully as a museum and is deeply dedicated to showcasing his life and work. Due to such historic significance, Mark Twain House was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1962.