05/10/1895 - 7/31/1896
Depart Southampton for New YorkSat 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 YorkSat 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 ElmiraThu May 23, 1895
May 23 Thursday – This is the probable day that the Clemens family continued on to Elmira.
To Quarry FarmMon May 27, 1895
May 27 Monday – The Clemens family moved from Elmira to Quarry Farm
Depart Elmira for Buffalo and ClevelandSun 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. MarieThu 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, MackinacFri Jul 19, 1895
Friday, July 19th, Grand Hotel, Mackinac
Petoskey, MichiganSat Jul 20, 1895July 20 - Grand Opera House, Petoskey, Michigan
Duluth, MinnesotaMon Jul 22, 1895
July 22 - First Methodist Church, Duluth, Minnesota - "Morals Lecture"