Missouri is steeped with rich American history that is sure to interest not only the history buffs of the world. Fans of Mark Twain can visit the quiet town of Hannibal, Missouri, where the famous writer lived, and learn all about his life and the popular characters from Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn. Explore the Mark Twain home and even the caves from his books! Or, you can relive history by stopping at one of the many Civil War events and exhibits such as the Civil War Monument - The Dennis Brothers. Not to mention, you can visit the home of Jesse James, an American outlaw, or learn about Missouri-born President Harry S. Truman, at the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum. With so much to see and do, you might have to extend your vacation to experience all that this historic state has to offer!