Mark Twain in the West: An Exhibition
San Francisco Correspondent

Maguire’s Opera House

Here, on Washington Street between Kearney and Montgomery, San Francisco, is where Clemens saw Adah Isaacs Menken in Mazeppa in September 1863.

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