Tom and Huck's Statue Unsafe

1 decade 2 years 4 months ago Thursday, March 02 2006 Mar 2, 2006 Thursday, March 02, 2006 5:42:10 PM CST March 02, 2006 in News
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HANNIBAL - The statue of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn that overlooks Hannibal's historic district will be off limits to tourists until the foundation that holds the statue is replaced.An engineering company determined the statue's foundation for the boys made famous in Mark Twain's "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" is unsound. Plans call for the statue to be removed while the old foundation is torn out. Barricades will keep visitors away from the foundation on Cardiff Hill at Main Street. The bronze statue is part of the historic area in the town made famous by Twain.

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