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Visit the author’s home in Connecticut’s capital city.

Travel + Leisure
May 31, 2012

In the late 1800’s, Hartford was a center for literary America’s best-heeled luminaries. Some eccentric echoes remain in this underrated New England city.

Mark Twain House & Museum

Conduct an architectural scavenger hunt at the endangered Mark Twain House in Hartford, a tour de force that throws together African, Indian, and American styles, with wacky, mismatched decorations and fireplaces specially engineered to roar directly underneath windows.

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