Mark Twain's Watch
An Oregon man, Jack Ainsworth Mills, has a watch that may have been a gift to his grandfather from noted American author, Samuel Clemens, otherwise known as Mark Twain.
Mr. Mills has always wondered how his grandfather, Captain Ainsworth, a prominent Oregonian, could have met Clemens, and why he would have been given such a gift.
The History Detectives follow the trail of these two adventurous men to discover if their paths could have ever crossed, to determine if the Mills family legend could be true.
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