"Hannibal's most-famous son is Samuel Langhorne Clemens, known worldwide as Mark Twain. At the age of four, Sam's family moved to Hannibal from his birthplace in Florida, Missouri, about thirty miles to the southwest. Many of the popular characters featured in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, and other famous works, were based upon people Sam had known while growing up in Hannibal. Today, visitors can still tour Mark Twain’s boyhood home, the Becky Thatcher house, and the famous Mark Twain Cave."
I was in Hannibal for a QUICK visit back in August. Didn't get a chance to take many pictures, but I walked through the tiny downtown. I'd love to go back and explore one of these days.
For more on the letter H, visit Jenny Matlock's Alphabe-Thursday.