Mark Twain Cave
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There was no parking available in Hannibal, so Grandma, Grandpa and Noah came to the cave first.
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As it turned out, there was some sort of a morning race in Hannibal. After visiting the cave, parking was available in town again.
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Entrance to the cave for visitors.
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No bats were seen.
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This entrance was the original way in discovered in 1819.
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Jesse James Hideout. (Well, they know he once hid here somewhere).
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Section of cave called the "Post Office."
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Passages such as this one are the reason Grandma Bert stayed out of the cave. She did get her money back.
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Always a good idea to wear a jacket or sweater in a cave.
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Before the cave was locked to be open only for paying visitors, everyone loved to leave their name on the walls.
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Noah enjoying the cave.
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Treasure Room.
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The "Glacier."
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The "Cascades."
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Aladin's Palace.
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John East entrance. East charged visitors a dime to see the cave when he began giving tours in 1886.
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The discovery entrance, now boarded closed.
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The discovery entrance, now boarded closed.
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Things found over the years in the cave.
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Original signs.