Submitted by scott on Tue, 12/01/2020 - 11:03
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6/5/1891 - 5/10/1895

  • Back to Homburg
    Thu Aug 25, 1892

    August 25 Thursday – Sam’s notebook revealed he returned to Homburg: Came to Homburg per 12.20 tr.[ain] — distance, about 30 or 40 min. / Dined at the Kiersaal with Sir Charles Hall, to meet the Prince of Wales.

  • Bad Nauheim
    Sat Aug 27, 1892

    August 27 Saturday – In Bad Nauheim

  • Last day at Bad Nauheim,
    Sat Sep 10, 1892

    September 10 Saturday – In their last day at Bad Nauheim,

  • In Frankfurt
    Sun Sep 11, 1892

    September 11 Sunday – The Clemens family was in Frankfurt, Germany.

  • Frankfurt to Basel
    Thu Sep 15, 1892

    September 15 Thursday – The Clemens family left Frankfurt, headed for Lucerne, Switzerland, a trip of some 207 miles [NB 32 TS 24; Sept. 17 to Whitmore]. Sam related that Livy’s condition forced them to stop for the night in Basel:

  • Basel to Lucerne
    Fri Sep 16, 1892

    Left Basel at 2.10 p.m. Sept. 16, reached Lurcerne 5.15 [NB 32 TS 24].
    Sam told of the rest of the trip to Lucerne, Switzerland, where they stayed at the Hotel Des Balances [Sept. 17 to Whitmore]:
    Hard trip, because it was one of those trains that gets tired every seven minutes & stops to rest three quarters of an hour. It took us 3 ½ hours to get here, instead of the regulation 2.20. We reached here Friday evening 

  • At the Hotel Des Balances Au Lac in Lucerne,
    Sat Sep 17, 1892

    September 17 Saturday – At the Hotel Des Balances Au Lac in Lucerne,

  • Milan, Italy - 1892
    Tue Sep 20, 1892

    September 20 Tuesday –  The family left Lucerne and traveled to Milan, Italy.

  • Milan to Florence
    Thu Sep 22, 1892

    September 22 Thursday – The Clemens family left Milan at 11:45 a.m. and traveled five hours to Bologna, Italy.  At Bologna Livy felt well enough to try the final 3-hour dash, & we made it — arriving in Florence at something over seven hours out from Milan. 

  • The Villa Viviani
    Sun Sep 25, 1892

    September 25 Sunday – The Clemenses moved into the Villa Viviani, five miles outside of Florence, Italy