#138:  Mark Twain Cabin

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0.8 mi off of State Hwy 49, at end of Jackass Hill Rd

Site: 37.999382,-120.477482
State plaque 1: 37.991449,-120.468870
State plaque 2: 37.990596,-120.474842




State Plaque



From the state plaque:

Replica, with original chimney and fireplace. Here on Jackass Hill, young Mark Twain, while guest of Gillis Brothers, 1864-65, gathered material for "Jumping Frog of Calaveras," which first brought him fame, and for "Roughing It."

Department of Public Works - Division of Highways

David Schmitt