City of Hannibal
This tower was first lighted by President Franklin Roosevelt from the White House in honor of Mark Twain's 100th birthday. It is lighted today but is not an aid to navigation.
Description of Tower: White, octagonal wooden tower.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1935
Date Present Tower Built: 1935
Current Use: Memorial tower.
Open To Public? Yes.
The lighthouse is located north of downtown Hannibal on Cardiff Hill.