Submitted by scott on Tue, 12/01/2020 - 11:05
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05/10/1895 - 7/31/1896

  • Depart Southampton for New York
    Sat May 11, 1895

    May 11 Saturday – In Southampton, England, the Clemens family sailed for New York on the S.S. New York. The voyage would take seven days [MTHHR 134]. Note: Sam later called this the beginning of the world tour.

  • Clemens Family Arrives in New York
    Sat May 18, 1895

    May 18 Saturday – The S.S. New York arrived in New York at 9 a.m. with the Clemens family aboard. 

  • Return to Elmira
    Thu May 23, 1895

    May 23 Thursday – This is the probable day that the Clemens family continued on to Elmira.

  • To Quarry Farm
    Mon May 27, 1895

    May 27 Monday – The Clemens family moved from Elmira to Quarry Farm 

  • Depart Elmira for Buffalo and Cleveland
    Sun Jul 14, 1895

    Sunday July 14th 1895, Samuel L Clemens and party departed Elmira, New York on board the Delaware Lackawanna & Western bound for Buffalo and then on to Cleveland.

  • Buffalo for a two-hour layover.
    Mon Jul 15, 1895

    The morning of July 15, 1895, Twain slouched into Buffalo for a two-hour layover.   Then on to Cleveland for the first lecture of his North American tour.

  • Sault St. Marie
    Thu Jul 18, 1895

    July 18 Thursday - The Clemens party arrived in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, and checked into the Hotel Iroquois. Sam gave his talk at the Soo Opera House.

  • Grand Hotel, Mackinac
    Fri Jul 19, 1895

    Friday, July 19th, Grand Hotel, Mackinac

  • Petoskey, Michigan
    Sat Jul 20, 1895
    July 20 - Grand Opera House, Petoskey, Michigan
  • Duluth, Minnesota
    Mon Jul 22, 1895

    July 22 - First Methodist Church, Duluth, Minnesota - "Morals Lecture"