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Engineer, St. Louis Harbor1837-1841His engineering genius was responsible for moving the Mississippi River Channel back to the St. Louis shore, preserving the city as a river port.Erected bythe Missouri CommitteeR. E. Lee Memorial AssociationMrs. …
(On the left side, when viewed from Main Street): The monument presented to HannibalbyGeo. A. Mahan - Ida D. MahanandDulany Mahan1925(On the right side, when viewed from Main Street): Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn at the Foot of Cardiff Hill
This is the foot of Cardiff Hill, made famous in Mark Twain's books "Tom Sawyer" and "Huckleberry Finn." On the hill, Tom, Huck, and their gang played and roamed at will.
This was the home of Becky Thatcher, Tom Sawyer's first sweetheart in Mark Twain's book Tom Sawyer. Tom thought Becky to be the essence of all that is charming in womanhood.
Here stood the board fence which Tom Sawyer persuaded his gang to pay him for the privilege of whitewashing.Tom sat by and saw it was well done.