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140 Years Ago A preposterous new house that Mark Twain built (letter to the Springfield Union): The oddest piece of architecture that can be seen on Farmington Avenue is a house being built for Mark Twain. The style is indescribable and is a cross between a Mexican adobe and a Swiss cottage built of brick — costing $40,000. Mark’s own room, where he will spend most of his time, is at the top of the house and is almost entirely glass ... 130 Years Ago Sea serpent: A marine monster, half a mile in length, has been seen going down …

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