Mark Twain Monument under the Oak Tree in Weggis in Spring Photos

The Mark Twain Monument under the oak tree is located along Gotthardstrasse (street) in Weggis. It is one of the popular sights and attractions in Weggis.

The monument was built in memory of Mark Twain who was usually sitting under the oak tree during his 2 months stay in Weggis in Summer of 1897.

Mark Twain once wrote about Weggis: “This is the charmingest place we have ever lived in for repose and restfulness, superb scenery whose beauty undergoes a perpetual change from one miracle to another, yet never runs short of fresh surprises and new inventions. We shall always come here for the summers if we can.”

Mark Twain was a famous American humorist, satirist, novelist, writer, and lecturer. Mark Twain was the writer of the famous “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer”, “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”, and “The Prince and the Pauper” novels.

The photos of Mark Twain Monument and the Oak Tree in Weggis in Spring were taken by Sofie Hofmann ( between 11:28am and 11:38am on May 25, 2010.