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Welcome to the Historic Hannibal Truck Tour!

Follow along for a visual aid on your  journey.

Award winning Sycamore Tree

Circumference: 244 inches

Height: 108ft

Spread: 146ft

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!

Riverview Park

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.

Central Park

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.

Samuel Clemens

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

Inventor of:

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!

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