Mark Twain Statue

The statue is a gift of the Elmira College Class of 1934, who have a long standing interest in Mark Twain and the Center for Mark Twain Studies.
Type: Officially Marked Monument Involved: Twain, Mark
Location: N Main Street and W 6th S
Elmira, NY
Cause: Freethought / Atheism / Secular Humanism

"The statue is a gift of the Elmira College Class of 1934, who have a long standing interest in Mark Twain and the Center for Mark Twain Studies. Made of bronze, the statue weighs 376 pounds. From the base to the top of the structure, it is 12 feet high, which is two fathoms or, as riverboat pilots would say, mark twain . The statue was created by Gary Weisman of Roseville, Pennsylvania."
-- The official website of the site, located at Elmira College.