The Mark Twain House & Museum, a National Historic Landmark in Hartford, Connecticut, was the home of one of America's greatest author, Samuel Clemens (a.k.a. Mark Twain) and his family from 1874 to 1891. Samuel Clemens was a frequent critic of organized religion and an advocate for progressive policy. The Webster Bank Museum Center at The Mark Twain House & Museum, which is where the conference will be held, was opened in 2003. This 45,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility is an LEED-certified green museum and features the soaring Hal Holbrook entertaining space, the Aetna Gallery with a permanent exhibition on Twain’s life and work, a rotating exhibition hall, The Hartford Financial Services Theatre, the lecture hall-style Lincoln Financial Auditorium, classroom space, The Mark Twain Store, and the sunny second floor café/patio area.
The Mark Twain House and Museum presents an abundance of high quality educational and entertaining events throughout the year, including several with secular themes and speakers. We encourage you to check out their website and calendars and to sign up for their newsletter to receive information on upcoming events.
The Mark Twain House and Museum is easily accessible and there is ample free parking in the Farmington Avenue lot and an additional smaller lot off Forest Street. To arrive at the driveway entrance to the parking lot, set your GPS for 385 Farmington Avenue, Hartford.