I would buy this house if I had the money. How cool...and sad.
...the fanciful, three-story confection that was built by Mark Twain in 1874 at the height of his success may be forced to close because it is running out of money.
This Time, Rumors of Demise May Be True
Though the staff had already been reduced to 17, from 49, the organization formally known as the Mark Twain House and Museum says it is having trouble meeting its payroll and paying suppliers. Unless salvation — in the face of a corporation, foundation, government group or other deep-pocketed benefactor — unexpectedly walks through the door, cash will run out in three to four weeks.