Welcome to the Historic Hannibal Truck Tour!
Follow along for a visual aid on your journey.
Award winning Sycamore Tree
Circumference: 244 inches
The tree shares the title of “Missouri Champion” with two other American sycamores: one in Perry County, and another in Pacific Palisades Conservation Area in St. Louis. It’s thought to be over 300 years old.
Liberty Burr Oak Tree
As part of our nations Bicentennial, the Missouri Department of Conservation recognized certain tree throughout Missouri as Liberty Trees. This Burr Oak started as a seedling in 1721 and is included in Famous and Historic Trees of the United States by the Department of Agriculture.
Continental Cement Plant
Cement made from Hannibal’s limestone is used all over the world!
Mark Twain Memorial Lighthouse
244 steps leading to the top.
Mark Twain Riverboat
1 hour sight-seeing river cruise
Hannibal Flood 2019
The highest flood occurred in 1993, reaching a staggering 31.8 feet.
Early Downtown Hannibal
Samuel Clemen’s early home in Hannibal
Sodalis Nature Preserve
Beautiful paved trails stretching nearly 2 miles, over the 200 acres of land. Trails go right next to the old limestone mines!
Over 450 acres.
Beautiful scenic overlooks of the Mississippi River
Riverview is also home to a variant of the gray squirrel, known as the black squirrel.
Located just West of downtown
Farmer’s Market each Saturday morning
Margaret “Molly” Brown
Lived in Hannibal from 1867 to 1885.
Survivor of the Titanic in 1912.
Lived in Hannibal from 1835 to 1853.
His writings are still famous worldwide.
Marie Ruth Bynum
First woman voter after the 21st Amendment
William Powell Lear
Lived in Hannibal from 1902-1918
Lear Jet * Car Radio * 8 track tape
Cliff “Ukelele Ike” Edwards
Lived in Hannibal from 1895 to 1909
Voice of Jeminy Cricket in Disney’s Pinnochio
Sherman T. Potter (Mash)
Fictitious character from the TV show Mash.
On the show, the character had a wife waiting “back home in Hannibal, MO” at 400 N 5th Street
Activities for the kids!