Hannibal, Missouri: A Brief History

Copyright © 2011 by Ken and Lisa Marks

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Published by The History Press

Charleston, SC  29403

Manufactured in the United States

ISBN 978.1.60949.221.1

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Excerpts from

Hannibal, Missouri: A Brief History

by Ken and Lisa Marks

Click on the chapter headings and photos below to learn more about specific eras of Hannibal's remarkable history

Click on the book's cover to visit the Hannibal History Museum website

  • The Founding of Hannibal

  • Antebellum Hannibal

  • Hannibal & St. Joseph Railroad

  • Hannibal's Civil War

  • The Gided Age of Hannibal

  • New Century, New Industries

  • The War Years

  • Mid-Century Hannibal

  • Living in Hannibal Today