July 21, 2022

The author Samuel Clemens used the pen name Mark Twain. He, his wife Livy, and three daughters moved to Hartford, Connecticut to be close to the writer’s publisher.

The house was designed by New York architect Edward Tuckerman Potter.
The Clemens family moved in September 1874.
The house has 25 rooms and is 11,500 square feet.
The family lived in the home for 17 years.
Clemens called the house “The loveliest home that ever was”.
Bricks were painted to achieve the design on the exterior walls. Interior design was by Louis Comfort Tiffany & Co., Associated Artists. No photos were allowed inside the house.
Could we say this the the author with Dave in front of the author’s house?
The author Harriet Beecher Stowe lived in the house next door.
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