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Mark Twain in Washington City The Adventures of a Capital Correspondent

Mark Twain in Washington City: The Adventures of a Capital Correspondent

Sat Feb 26, 2022

Mark Twain in Washington City: The Adventures of a Capital Correspondent

Time Sat Feb 26 2022 at 09:00 am to 11:00 am

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Lafayette Square , 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, United States

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Mark Twain in Washington City: The Adventures of a Capital Correspondent, 26 February | Event in Washington Mark Twain in Washington City: The Adventures of a Capital Correspondent
Learn about how Mark Twain spent his winter of 1867–68 working as a journalist for a half-dozen newspapers.

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Starting near the Jackson statue in Lafayette Square, journey back to the mid-19th century, when Mark Twain spent the winter of 1867–68 working as a journalist for a half-dozen newspapers. Join historian and author of “Mark Twain in Washington, D.C: The Adventures of a Capital Correspondent” John Muller as you travel to sites like the Willard Hotel, Newspaper Row, and the old City Hall to uncover this little-known but pivotal chapter in Twain’s life. While walking, you’ll hear captivating stories about Twain’s time in various boarding houses and the lively, irreverent, and hard-drinking bohemian correspondents he ran with.

Learn About Mark Twain’s Years in Washington, DC!

- Historian and author John Muller reveals the untold stories of one of the most famous authors of all time.

- Visit Essential Historic Sites

- John leads you on an adventure stretching more than a half-century as you visit places like Newspaper Row, the old Police Court, and more.

- Get some steps in - approximately 1.5 miles - with friendly, like-minded people.

Mark Twain in Washington, D.C.: The Adventures of a Capital Correspondent

https://www.amazon.com/Mark-Twain-Washington-D-C-Correspondent/dp/1609499646

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Registration: $12.00 per person early-bird registration (vs. $15 in-person). cancelled.

Weather: This event will take place light rain (sprinkles) or shine. If it’s on our calendar, then we’re proceeding as scheduled.

Meeting Point: Lafayette Square (Pennsylvania Avenue & 16th St. NW - across the street from the White House). Look for your host Robert, wearing a fedora-style hat, and a group of friendly people at the Andrew Jackson equestrian statue.

Ending Point: Judiciary Square - F. St. NW between 4th and 5th.

Additional Questions: Anything that can’t be answered by the above event description, Google, or common sense please let us know.


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About The Host: Frederick Douglass' years in Washington have been ignored and neglected in the narrative history of Anacostia and Washington, DC. No more.
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Sat Feb 26 2022 at 09:00 am to 11:00 am
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Lafayette Square , 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, United States

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