Learn about how the Clemens family celebrated Christmas and enjoy a holiday-themed musical program at the historic Clemens Center.
By 1878 Sam Clemens had accomplished substantial wealth and fame and was living comfortably with his wife Livy and their family near Hartford, Connecticut. Yet something important was missing. A wide gap persisted between his personal cultural development and that of his upscale neighbors and social circles in the Hartford area. Sam and Livy resolved to fix this gap by extended travel and cultural study in Western Europe. Beginning in […]