Mark Twain at Park Church in Elmira, NY

You've stepped outside
The Mark Twain Hotel
for a moment to visit with our namesake.


Mark Twain at Park Church

Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) couldn't have possibly looked like just another one of the guys as evidenced in this photo taken on the steps at the entrance to Park Church one Sunday morning. Clemens married Olivia Langdon, who attended this church with her parents. The Langdons lived across the street (the current location of Langdon Plaza on Church Street in Elmira, NY.

Can you pick him out of the crowd?

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