(Stormfield was listed for sale two weeks ago for nearly $5 million, but it is on a large property and down a long driveway, so I was not able to photograph it.)
Two months after Twain died, his daughter Clara donated Twain's personal library in Stormfield to the directors of a library to be built in Redding. In 1911 the Mark Twain Memorial Library was opened.
A year later Andrew Carnegie endowed it with a fund sufficient to support it.
Many Twain sayings are written high on the library's walls.
At the end of the reading room: "When in doubt, tell the truth."
"Now and then we had a hope that if we lived and were good, God would permit us to be pirates."