A Hannibal home whose history literally dates back to the time of Mark Twain (in fact, Sam Clemens visited there), can be yours.

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A check of local real estate listings shows that the house at 11069 New London Gravel Road, better known as Garth Woodside Mansion can be yours - for $1,975,000.

Garth Mansion is what is known in the real estate business as "income property." It has been rated by Trip Advisor as one of the best Bed and Breakfasts in the state of Missouri.

The home is listed as a six bedroom, seven bath, 9,000 square foot residence, sitting on 36 acres.

There are eleven private rooms and baths, three guest cottages and a covered pavilion.

The history of Garth Mansion goes back to the 1870s, when John Garth built a large summer home on property he had purchased southwest of Hannibal. Garth was one of the organizers of Farmers and Merchants Bank, serving as bank president for nearly 20 years. He also served as president of Hannibal Lime Company, the Missouri Guarantee Savings and Building Association and Garth Lumber Company in Michigan.

John and his wife, Helen, had been friends of Sam Clemens since childhood and played host to Mark Twain when he came home to Hannibal on at least two occasions.

So if you'd like to own a piece of history and one of the best B&B's in the state, keep scrolling.

Wanna Buy a House? How about Hannibal's Garth Woodside Mansion?

For a mere $1.975 million dollars, the historic Garth Woodside Mansion can be yours.

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