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History of Metro Vancouver: Mark Twain, 1895

City of Vancouver Archives, Port P329. Photo George T. Wadds. 1895 Mark Twain Mark Twain visited Vancouver’s Opera House in 1895 as part of a speaking tour arranged to pay off his sizable debts.
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 City of Vancouver Archives, Port P329. Photo George T. Wadds.City of Vancouver Archives, Port P329. Photo George T. Wadds.

1895

Mark Twain

Mark Twain visited Vancouver’s Opera House in 1895 as part of a speaking tour arranged to pay off his sizable debts. This famous photograph shows Twain laid up with a bad cold at the Hotel Vancouver, chatting with local reporters.

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