National Geographic : 1946 Mar
Missouri Mirrors of 1946 ( National Geographic Society Kodachrome by Richard II. Stewart At Hannibal This Heroic Figure of Mark Twain Overlooks His Beloved Mississippi The plaque reads in part: "Samuel Langhorne Clemens-1835-1910. Mark Twain. His religion was humanity, and a whole world mourned for him when he died." Raised on the banks of "01' Man River," Mark Twain as a mischievous boy actually lived much of the life he describes in the deeds of Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer.