Statues tell the stories of our past, honoring historical and prominent figures – from George Washington Carver to Hannah Cole – throughout Missouri’s history. The majority of statues, of course, honor real life individuals. The Tom and Huck Statue in Missouri goes against the grain of tradition, paying tribute to literary characters who’ve become two of the most recognizable names in fiction.

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Have you been to the Tom and Huck Statue in Missouri? Share your experience in the comments! Soak up another piece of Missouri history with a visit to Gateway Arch National Park in St. Louis.

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