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Monuments, memorials, or other sites (e.g., graves) honoring a poet, or other author, including playwrights, song writers and lyricists, of national or international significance.
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Dead Poets' Society MemorialsBirthplace of Mark Twain ~ Florida, MO

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The cabin in which Samuel Clemens was born can be seen at the Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site, about 2 miles west of this location.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/28/2009

last visited: 4/5/2013

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Dead Poets' Society MemorialsMark Twain - Monroe County, MO

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Marker is in the Mark Twain State Park near the museum and park headquarters

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/10/2016

last visited: 3/20/2016

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Dead Poets' Society MemorialsSamuel Langhorne Clemens "Mark Twain" - Hannibal, Missouri

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Statue memorializing Mark Twain in park overlooking the Mississippi River in his boyhood hometown, Hannibal, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/7/2007

last visited: 6/28/2016

Image for Mark Twain Steam Boat Pilot - Hannibal MOview gallery

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Dead Poets' Society MemorialsMark Twain Steam Boat Pilot - Hannibal MO

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Mark Twain Steam Boat Pilot - Hannibal MO

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

location: Missouri

date approved: 10/28/2010

last visited: 11/5/2021

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Dead Poets' Society MemorialsJohn W. Randolph - Westminster University - Fulton, MO

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An early poem by John W. "Jolly John" Randolph, on the back of his memorial sculpture.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/27/2018

last visited: never

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Dead Poets' Society MemorialsJosiah Gregg - New Franklin, MO

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He was a merchant, explorer, naturalist, and author of Commerce of the Prairies about the American Southwest and Northern Mexico regions. He reportedly died of a fall from his mount due to starvation near Clear Lake, California, on 25 February 1850.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/10/2020

last visited: 5/8/2021

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Dead Poets' Society MemorialsWalter Williams & The Journalist's Creed - Boonville, MO

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Author of the Journalist's Creed, newspaper writer, editor, owner. Also was dean of the First School of Journalism anywhere in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 10/4/2021

last visited: never

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Dead Poets' Society MemorialsSgt. Kenneth G. Bruns ~ Wentzville, MO

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Going by his middle name, Gary, he was a member of VFW Post #5327 and a member of the Marine Corps League. As a L/Cpl in Vietnam he wrote the poem "Chu-Lai".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/5/2015

last visited: never

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Dead Poets' Society MemorialsWadsworth Longfellow - Unionville, MO

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A series of trees located on the courthouse lawn, with history attached.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/19/2019

last visited: never

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